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lost insurance, need advice, please help

Started this discussion. Last reply by lotsofshots Oct 19, 2012. 6 Replies

I was diagnosed with type one diabetes in october of 2009 but have continued to work since then. I live in pennsylvania and have always been eligible for something called workers with disabilites…Continue

Pregnant and very confused ..

Started this discussion. Last reply by T1mommy Apr 25, 2012. 10 Replies

I'm hoping someone can explain what is going on right now...I am currently 32 weeks pregnant with my first child and have had Type 1 Diabetes since October of 2009. My A1C throughout the pregnancy…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for Amy2188
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES AMY!! (You haven't commented in a long while. Have…"
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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Amy2188
"Amy, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
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"HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMY!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
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"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Feb 1, 2013
Bethanne Strasser replied to Amy2188's discussion 'lost insurance, need advice, please help'
"Oh, that is strange... makes you wanna get pregnant or something. Just Kidding!! :P Sometimes that's the only way they'll look at you. Hmmm. Have you talked to your Endo? Are you on a pump? You could even talk to a rep in those two fields.…"
Oct 18, 2012
Amy2188 replied to Amy2188's discussion 'lost insurance, need advice, please help'
"well my case worker is from the department of public welfare. what i was on was a form of medicaid. i dont know, i just cant get over the fact that the welfare office in my county doesnt care that i take life sustaining medications.. expensive ones…"
Oct 18, 2012
Bethanne Strasser replied to Amy2188's discussion 'lost insurance, need advice, please help'
"I think what Maurie says is true. My husband and I have leaned on Medicaid a few times in our marriage when the chips were down. Contact your county Human Resource offices, get an appointment. It can't hurt to talk to someone. I've been on…"
Oct 18, 2012
still_young_at_heart replied to Amy2188's discussion 'lost insurance, need advice, please help'
"Your case worker is certainly missing empathy. I suggest speaking to your case worker's supervisor and telling her that although you physically can work which is why you answered the question as you did, you cannot afford daycare and therefore…"
Oct 18, 2012
Amy2188 posted a discussion

lost insurance, need advice, please help

I was diagnosed with type one diabetes in october of 2009 but have continued to work since then. I live in pennsylvania and have always been eligible for something called workers with disabilites program which gave me state health insurance for a monthly premium that i could actually afford based on my income. i don't have a college degree and usually make a little more than minimum wage so my premium is usually $35 and i dont have to worry about copays more than $1.i gave birth to my son in…See More
Oct 18, 2012
T1mommy replied to Amy2188's discussion 'Pregnant and very confused ..'
"I really didn't intend to cause you anymore worry, but I think you are doing the right thing by trying to find more answers (especially with the doctors). I did the same thing as you and tried to research as much as I could online. Just…"
Apr 25, 2012
Amy2188 replied to Amy2188's discussion 'Pregnant and very confused ..'
"Thank you everyone for all of your responses. My OB seemed clueless (I do have to go to a clinic which gives me a diff resident every time so I don't trust them very much) My endo however seemed concerned. She told me that this is a sign of…"
Apr 24, 2012
busymom replied to Amy2188's discussion 'Pregnant and very confused ..'
"Hi Amy! I am a type I also and out of my five children I have had 4 diabetic pregnancies. (I was diagnosed after the first was born. I had no complications. I ran low all the time too. With such tight control, it doesn't take much to drop low.…"
Apr 24, 2012
christy replied to Amy2188's discussion 'Pregnant and very confused ..'
"Amy, Im Type 1 as well, and my BG was so low darn near the whole pregnancy, only the last few weeks did I really notice an increase in my insulin needs. After delivery you may notice as well your insulin needs drop really low as your body adjusts.…"
Apr 24, 2012
Kate replied to Amy2188's discussion 'Pregnant and very confused ..'
"Hi Amy - Congratulations on your pregnancy! It sounds like your pregnancy is similar to mine. My son was born at 37 weeks back in February. Like you, I started seeing lows around week 34. My perinatologist and endo were in close communication…"
Apr 24, 2012
T1mommy replied to Amy2188's discussion 'Pregnant and very confused ..'
"Hi Amy. This just happened to me recently - I had read that the drop would happen closer to 36 weeks and was surprised when it happened around 32/33 weeks. I also started getting sick and dehydrated at the same time so endo, OB and perinatologist…"
Apr 24, 2012
garidan replied to Amy2188's discussion 'Pregnant and very confused ..'
"If you keep having lows you have to lower lantus too. Lantus, even only 1U in excess, can really let your BG down all day long. Keep in touch with your endo: during pregnancy things change really fast. It's due to hormones, and you being two…"
Apr 24, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Just to find support and understanding.
Date diagnosed
October 19, 2009
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.7 - March 1, 2012
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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At 7:09am on February 1, 2014, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES AMY!!
(You haven't commented in a long while. Have you been away?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 3:17am on February 1, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Amy, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 7:34am on February 1, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Amy2188. I wish for you a most wonderful day, ENJOY!!!

At 4:12am on February 1, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMY!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 1:29am on February 1, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 12:23pm on April 24, 2012, Marie B said…

Amy, please join this group

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/ohbaby

I'm sure there are many T1 moms there who can give you some insight. we also have a smaller group for those currently pregnant, let me know if you'd like a link.

At 5:51pm on April 2, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home Amy....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 1:00am on April 2, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 11:51pm on April 1, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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