I don't know why you can't trend backward and see real numbers.
I switched from Minimed (only for cgm use), and while I think the Dexcom is far superior, the two things that the Minimed is better on are 1) Seeing your past numbers,…"
"I havent attempted a graph or study but my impression is the receiver battery lasts the same as the previous. Of course my previous was 2 years old but I never had to charge it more than every few days and thats only because I read some where not to…"
"We are expecting our Share receiver on Monday or Tuesday, but have been using the Share cradle in the meantime. I most definitely get alerts on my iPhone and am reasonably certain that I will continue to receive alerts when my daughter switches to…"
"I agree - no idea why it doesnt display the data it has past 24 hours And now that its sending the same info to a device with a much bigger screen and faster processor why it doesnt there ... Im betting its FDA related"
"One of my dislikes of the G4 receiver is it's short history display, even though it does store more history, it can't do anything with it. I was hoping the app would allow this, but seeing that it doesn't really is a let down. 24…"
"The USB port ripped off My 2 year old one this weekend - its just coincidence that it was same day new product was released I called Monday and it was here wed
It was easier since they had a valid RX on file from supplies orders"
501(c)(3)s have different audit financial and reporting requirements depending on size of the organization. The larger organizations have an obligation to report to provide that information to the governement and that is where the info gets pulled for these sites. They are not submitting the information to these sites -- rather the sites are pulling from the governement filings and annual reports. The very small organizations do not have the same reporting requirements.. That's why you see it for the big ones and not the tiny ones. There are two concepts in funding "restricted" funds and "unrestricted funds." Restricted funds are those grants and gifts that are designtated with specific purpose. Unrestricted are those that can be used for any purpose. The larger is harder to get and greatly needed -- they can be used for operations -- e.g., rent, utilities,supplies. A $14000 campaign is a tiny amount in comparision to the larger campaigns (e.g, JDRF) which aim in the hundreds of thousands and millions. . It illustrates the difference in the size of the organizations. JDRF has a mulit-million dollar budget. DHF is in the thousands (and not hundreds of thousands).. If you want to see the financials of an organization there is a site -- "Guidestar" that will let you see their Form 990s. Unfortunately, there is a delay in the posting there, but it will give you an idea of the finances of an org. So do not think that a missing filing means no filing. All that these sites do (even the one you referenced) is pull from the government retreivable sites -- and as such, it is all woefully behind. It's not the organizations voluntarily posting but rather an extraction from the government reporting and annual reports. But as to your question undoutedly, a $14000 annual giving campaign is likely going to be spent keeping the lights on in the space and paying the rent. It is a tiny amount of unrestricted funds that isn't going to go much further than that. If you want your donation to go to one specific thing, you can earmark it that way. Then it becomes 'restricted" but will likely be appreciated just as greatly. Imagine trying to live n $14000 a year let alone support a staff and run an organization on it! There is a reason the governement does not require the same kind of reporting requirements. It's similar to the same reason people without deductions can file an simplified tax return. There's simply not enough to say. Once funding reaches a certain level the reporting requirments of a 501(c)(3) org will increase. The non-profits who report the detail you want are required to by law -- that's the reason they do it. But the expense of an audit financial requirement for an organization of the size of DHF would likely wipe it out. I believe even the government recognizes that the thousands of dollars it takes to prepare an audited report is so onerous for tiny organizations that it would hinder their ability to even exist. I'm sure though, if you E-mailed Manny, he would be happy to discuss his budget with you to the extent that it would give you comfort. Btw, I gave you the wrong website before -- it is www.diabeteshandsfoundation.org From my perspective -- the fact that we are even having this discussion on this forum is worth at least $1 a year for the use of that forum. I value this community greatly so I personally contributed significantly more than that. But the nice thing about organizations like this is that there is no requirement -- they offer their services freely to the public. You do as you wish. But I must admit, I never understand why when I try to do something postive in a forum to help the organization or another advocacy type of post that is 100% positive in its intent that one or two people post something negative or critical thwarting those efforts. The very first post under my discussion was this -- fortunately others quickly posted to try to turn that one around. Then, with one day left of the campaign you posted your criticism. Why not ask the poster directly or post an entirely new forum on the topic rather than obstruct the good intentions of others? Certainly, this forum allows that and you are well within your rights to make that choice. It's just that I, personally, have trouble understanding that choice. But then again that's why there are different people in the world -- we can't all think the same or value the same things -- and that is a good thing so I opted to respond but respond to the asker rather than take the initial purpose of my post off on a tangent about this. In all seriousness -- if want to know the budget info -- ask Manny directly. Then if you want to announce it across the site -- do it in a discussion you create.
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