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DexCom & Pediatric Approval

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly WPA Oct 18, 2010. 5 Replies

Hi All, I'm new the T1D community and this is my very 1st post on tudiabetes, so appreciate in advance any advice you have.  We've just received a denial from our insurance company for my T1D 3 year…Continue

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Kelly WPA replied to DIna's discussion 'DexCom & Pediatric Approval'
"I agree about trying to appeal. Alot of insurance companies turn them down automatically for adults also - I had to appeal to get one and I won the appeal. Like Jennifer said, check out CWD. Alot of parents there have them for their kids and they…"
Oct 18, 2010
Bob replied to DIna's discussion 'DexCom & Pediatric Approval'
"I would suggest at least trying to appeal. MDs are free to prescribe medical devices for groups (such as children) for whom the FDA has not yet approved those devices specifically as in Dexcom's case for kids. If your MD writes a letter to the…"
Oct 18, 2010
S Woodward replied to DIna's discussion 'DexCom & Pediatric Approval'
"The dexcom is not certified for children at all, hence the ins co will deny it. The revel MM pump CGM combo is and is nearly as accurate. The insertion is a bit more of a challenge with the MM."
Oct 5, 2010
Jennifer replied to DIna's discussion 'DexCom & Pediatric Approval'
"I have not usd the Dex, but currently use the MM - and have had great luck with it. Some people don't have great luck on the MM. I suggest you go to the Children with Diabetes forum and post there too - there are a lot of D moms and dads who…"
Sep 29, 2010
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DexCom & Pediatric Approval

Hi All, I'm new the T1D community and this is my very 1st post on tudiabetes, so appreciate in advance any advice you have.  We've just received a denial from our insurance company for my T1D 3 year old to go on the DexCom.  We were denied due to pediatric use, but have been hearing that if we are willing to submit our request for the Medtronic we'd have better luck.  Appreciate any thoughts out there on DexCom versus Medtronic, should we be reconsidering our decision?  And any thoughts on…See More
Sep 29, 2010
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"Hi Dina- Welcome to TuD. We are a very friendly and supportive community. We hope you like it here."
Jun 20, 2010
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"Welcome to the fold Dina............. 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…"
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At 7:24pm on February 17, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DIna!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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 4:25am on February 17, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Dina...
Best Wishes NOW...and for the rest of the year!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 4:15am on February 17, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 2:41pm on June 21, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
At 5:51pm on June 20, 2010, catlover said…
Hi Dina- Welcome to TuD. We are a very friendly and supportive community. We hope you like it here.
At 5:19pm on June 20, 2010, Linda G said…


Welcome to the fold Dina.............
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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here are a few useful links to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/minimedparadigmusers
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/New_Member_Guide
and I also wanted to invite you to enter your A1c through the TuAnalyze application:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/profiles/profile/apps
so we can light up Colorado on the TuAnalyze map:
http://www.tuanalyze.org
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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 3:16pm on June 20, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Dina!
At 9:05am on June 20, 2010, Marie B said…
hi Dina, welcome to TuDiabetes! Click on this link to read more about the community

http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

Please leave a comment on my page if you have any questions.

If you click on "Groups" on the top banner, we have a great one called "Parents of Kids with Type1" - they are so helpful. I've had it 42 years.
 
 
 

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