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Charles C Ross
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rick (aka: #blankieboy) replied to Charles C Ross's discussion 'I recived a letter today from my diabetes testing supplier that after 5-1-2013 that due to medicare regs. R. E. new medicare regs they will no longer supply testing supplys due to new regs.'
"This is the first I have heard anything of this. I am skeptical that this applies to all medicare cases. We are rapidly approaching May 1 and I suspect there may be a mis-communication here. Has anyone else received such a notification? I certainly…"
Apr 27, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Charles C Ross
"Hello! How's it all going Charles? Look up some of the groups in tu.diabetes when you get a chance!!! I am part of the Welcome Committee and was just checking in on you to make sure you are aware of all that TuDiabetes has to offer. We would…"
Mar 16, 2009

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September 19, 1970
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Oral, Shots

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At 7:00pm on March 16, 2009, Linda G said…
Hello! How's it all going Charles? Look up some of the groups in tu.diabetes when you get a chance!!!

I am part of the Welcome Committee and was just checking in on you to make sure you are aware of all that TuDiabetes has to offer. We would love to hear from you so here is a helpful link where you can read about all the things you can do in the community.

I look forward to hearing from you again soon.
At 10:46pm on June 9, 2008, Charles C Ross said…
Hi Doris
Belive me I know where you are comimg from. I lost count how many times my oldest daughter moved in and out. She is a alcoholic. Been married 4 times 7 I lost count how many loser boy friends she has had. We raised her son for most of his life.He turned out to be a wonderful young man & is now in the Army statiomed in Fort Meade, Maryland.
He is in intellagence so not likly to go to Iraq.

Hang in there.It will all work out.

Chuck Ross
At 5:42am on June 9, 2008, Doris D said…

It don't sound like your leturing me. Your right sometimes I just let it all get to me! Right now my oldest child and my 2 grandkids are living with me and her and her hubby are getting ready to move out on me! My youngest moved out last Dec. And I'm going BACK through the empty nest syndrome!!! AHHHHHH! I WILL MAKE IT THOUGH! It just takes my whinney butt time!!!!
At 8:42am on June 7, 2008, Doris D said…
Charles your so right! But I HATE it when I think I have things going MY way only to find out how wrong I am! Your right !
At 11:15pm on June 6, 2008, Charles C Ross said…
Hi Laura
The best thing we can do is hang in there and try to achive control. In my case carbohydrates will send my BG higher and faster then sugar. I am on 2 types of insulin Lantus a slow long acting one & Apedra fast acting and about 6 hours duration for quik control. also I am on Actos a pill. I am very fortunite that I have my wifes total support. There are classes you can take to help.Contact your local hospital or Dr. for imfo.

Hang in there Kiddo
Charles (Chuck) Ross
At 7:07am on June 5, 2008, Doris D said…
Ugh you got the A1C of 9 too! Don't you hate that? When I first joined here I had an A1C of 6.4 I went back to the Dr last year and it had jumped to 8.1 but I thought I was doing good with the exercise, foods ,exchanges, ext and went back ia April and god an A1C of 9.4!!!! Talk about flustration, being duscasted with myself and the whole gambit of emotions........Yep was there but My Dr has been my Dr for 24 years and his nurse has been there left and came back. She told me just to give myself time and up the basel rate on my pump and by August I would fall down again. God I hope she's right only time will tell though!
At 5:01am on June 4, 2008, Doris D said…
Your insulin doseage with shots may sound lamebut I've been on the MM pump for 20 years and I really don't know anything about the shot insulins out there! Stupid isn't it? My daughter who's a Type 1 too went on the pump almost 2 years ago so we're kinds out there when it comes to anything other than pump insulins please tell me more about them!

Your wife sounds like a fighter along with you. I bet you guys inspire each other to fight what ever happens to the other!
At 7:31am on June 3, 2008, Doris D said…
WOW Charles please tell your wife about us ! She can join too and join a group here that's for the Type 3's here or our care givers. She sounds like a good woman and maybe this would help her get some of the flustration out just by talking to others who are in her shoes!!!

Your kids are as old as I am I'm 45 and I have 2 girls one diabetic (Type 1 like mom) and almost 20 with my 2 granddaughters (the one in the pic who is now almost 20 months old and the other one just turned 5 weeks old yesterday) and my 18 year old who's learning life on her own right now and not to happy about it! HA but then again who is ??? HA! I wish I was their age and knew what I know now! Alast too late for that! Oh well I had to learn it the hard way but sometimes I think I made it harder! HA!!!!
At 4:08pm on June 2, 2008, Doris D said…
Welcome to our family Charles! You've had Type 2 since 70? I got Type 1 in 73. Please stop by and say hi when you get a chance!!!!
At 4:55am on June 2, 2008, Scott Strumello said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, Charles! Glad you joined the TuDiabetes community!



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