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Cost of Dexcom per year

So apparently there is no upgrade from the Ping to the Vibe at this time in Canada (I spoke to Animas last week). I got a quote on the stan…

Started by Jen

4 Oct 16
Reply by Jen

Grrr... Strips for Medtronic Paired Glucose Meter no Longer covered by my insurance

I use the Bayer Contour Next link glucometer that was provided with my new Medtronic 530g pump in late 2013.My insurance company is Medical…

Started by Brunetta

8 Sep 16
Reply by acidrock23

Has Obamacare Changed anything for Insurance?

Hi everyone! Forgive me if this has already been hit on as a topic. Because of the new laws with insurance, my folks have informed me that…

Started by Captain

10 Sep 12
Reply by bjm2363

Help ! How to pay for expensive pump! After insurance, co-pay $5000!

Pennsylvania, USA. Do Type one diabetics qualify for medical assistance? My 21-year-old (diabetic since 13) expressed interest in using an…

Started by Linda M. Jones

11 Aug 20
Reply by Alyssa

Prior Authorization for test stips

Hello everyone, I have recently changed insurance which has made everything that I get related to DM management be re-evaluated. My insurer…

Started by nrioles

0 Aug 5

RE: coverage of CGM's

Now hopefully, I can attach the article, but in a nutshell it said that 75% of healthcare spending on diabetes is related to treatment for…

Started by artwoman

53 Jul 26
Reply by artwoman

Any advice on putting pump on homeowners insurance (against loss or theft) ?

Just checked with my homeowners insurance carrier. They list insulin pumps with hearing aids (which are frequently lost) and the rates seem…

Started by barryb

2 Jul 11
Reply by smitty124

Apidra lost and found?

In December, 2012, I was told by my insurance company , Medical Mutual, that they will no longer be covering Apidra, but that all I need to…

Started by Brunetta

15 Jul 8
Reply by Rockin' Granny

ACA Insurance Coverage: From Syringes to Pump

I am a 29 year old T1 diabetic. For a long time I have been uninsured and had been injecting with syringes and vials since it was the cheap…

Started by DFresh

3 Jul 1
Reply by mlebois

An American insurance lament or the battle of the working poor.

About me: I'm a 49 year old male who has been type 1 diabetic for a little over 30 years. I've seen treatment change over the years. Curren…

Started by Rafael

10 Jun 30
Reply by Rafael

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