"Cats are so great. We picked up boy and girl siblings and it was fun to watch them lose their fear and explore. The boy is still a little skittish. They were born in the wild and we think the boy took on protecting the litter."
"My understanding is the glucose spikes in a classic fight of flight phenomenon. The caffeine causes adrenaline. The adrenaline causes the liver to dump sugar. Thankfully in my case it is a predictable amount."
"@Joe, yes, Single Payer! We have all run into games with our insurance coverage. Single payer would remove the profit motive and the confusion of figuring out different coverage details every time we change insurance."
It's very frustrating to say the least. Of course everyone is very helpful, I just got off the phone with a Omnipod rep, she's going to contact BCBS*** (ha! I love that) and see what she can do. Don't have a lot of hope. I was told by the DME people it's considered "disposable" but so are insulin pens and they're covered (I think!!) It's because they don't make enough money on the pods. The thing that infuriates me is that they don't cover CGM's!!!!!!!! What the h###ll! If ANYTHING should be covered it should be that. Now that I'm prepared to fight, we'll see how well I fight with "city hall"
Hey! Thanks for the comment on my blog. My sugars have been really out of wack, and my mom isnt too happy about it xD But the shots are just like a feeling of relief. But i'm totally looking forward to an omnipod. :D
Hi and thankyou for your reply.The only problem is that I have been needing to test my nighttime basal and I can't have any active insulin in my body.I believe I already did try a combo bolus and didn't get good results.I'm just going to have to play with it I guess.
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