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"I needed considerably more insulin after an appendectomy 10 years ago. I was a new p…"

MelissaBL replied Jul 18, 2011 to Increased need of insulin when sick/hurt/stressed?

5 Jan 7, 2012
Reply by richelle

"My lower abdomen, below the waistline, is unusable because of scar tissue. I pumped…"

MelissaBL replied Jan 27, 2011 to Dead Zones

7 Feb 9, 2011
Reply by jimt1cgms

"Rose, it isn't legal because infusion sets are considered prescription only. There h…"

MelissaBL replied Jul 24, 2010 to How to donate supplies?

3 Jul 24, 2010
Reply by MelissaBL

"If you've never been to allears.net's Diabetes in Disney page, check it out. SO many…"

MelissaBL replied Apr 26, 2010 to New on pump & week in Disney - any advise?

2 Apr 30, 2010
Reply by Colorado

"I have been in the 5s and 6s now for a year and a half. I agree with Emily and Eric!…"

MelissaBL replied Mar 17, 2010 to How do some type 1s keep there A1Cs less than 6?

17 Oct 27, 2011
Reply by NatalieHodge

"First, I went from Minimed to Cozmo, but I didn't like Cozmo's infusion set options,…"

MelissaBL replied Jan 25, 2010 to If Animas isn't providing you with the customer service you deserve...

10 Jan 28, 2010
Reply by Rose Joelle

"Private insurance generally has the same 4-year restriction as well. So I'm afraid I…"

MelissaBL replied Jan 25, 2010 to If Animas isn't providing you with the customer service you deserve...

10 Jan 28, 2010
Reply by Rose Joelle

"I've had a few issues with their billing department, personally. I fought the same b…"

MelissaBL replied Jan 25, 2010 to If Animas isn't providing you with the customer service you deserve...

10 Jan 28, 2010
Reply by Rose Joelle

"In ten years of pumping, I can't count how often my basals/ratios have changed. At l…"

MelissaBL replied Jan 21, 2010 to ISF/Carb Ratio and Basal rates?

7 Jan 25, 2010
Reply by Sarah Keech

"In ten years of wearing a pump, I NEVER had an issue with the TSA...until I got a CG…"

MelissaBL replied Jan 8, 2010 to TSA stopping and conducting thorough search of people with insulin pumps

34 Feb 20, 2010
Reply by Colorado

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