"Susan, I know this discussion is a year old but I'm in the same situation. Did you ever find a supplier for insulin in a pump?
I'm also having trouble trying to find a supplier, for my t-slim pump supplies, that will accept Medicare…"
"Thanks Al, I'm learning that it all depends on where you live and what plans are availible in ones state and county. Medicare coverage for CGM's is rare so you are quite lucky! I might have to wait for the next congress and hope HR3710, to…"
"Yes my Dexcome G4 sensors are covered by RegenceBS of Illinois as a Rx. Dexcom refered me to Foundation Care, a mail order pharmacy, who would bill my insurance either as DME or Rx and billed as a Rx code instead of DME was substantially lower…"
"Hi Elizabeth, I don't have much advice for you regarding motivation but your statement "I never feel sick" is what got my attention. I've had type 1 for more than 50 years and probably the first 25 I was like you, partly because…"
"I've always followed Dr. Bernstein's rule that more than 8u slows absorption but I have never pump bolused with that much. 6u is my largest bolus, more than that I square wave some of it. For high carb meals I'll add needle…"
"I've used my G4 for a week now. In the past I've bad mouthed the 7plus severely as it was very inferior to the Abbott Navigater that I used before my reluctant change to the 7+.
All of my criticisms of the 7plus have pretty much been…"
"I searched but found nothing. I found and intersting transcript of a June FDA workshop about CGM in Hospital ICU and ways to plan trials for FDA approval.
I report it here because it's very intersting (and long) and because it talks about some…"
Has anyone anymore information about the second generation Navigator? All I can find is this: http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01455064 Is there anyone here on TuD that might have participated in this study?As a former longtime Navigator user until I was forced to go with the inferior Dexcom when Abbott left the US market, I long to get back to the Nav.See More
"High Toni, I too have considered upgrading to the t-slim after playing with it at the Seattle ADA expo this last April. I've decided to stay with my Deltec even though it has been out of warranty for 3+ years. The reasons not upgrade now is for…"
"GREAT NEWS! I rarely get to a desktop/laptop and all I've ever been able to do on iPhone is read the replies to something I've posted. So often I'd like to reply but have to wait until I have time to boot up my desktop to reply and…"
"I never use that the "C" button except to cancel some entry I've made. I always use the OK button whenever it alarms but I don't get the same results that you experience. Also, I have a terrible time hearing my vibrate/beep. If…"
Hey Frank, hello from the next island over (I'm on Whidbey). When you get the chance, click on "groups" above and join the NW diabetic group. By the way, if you're interested, there is a Diabetes Expo in Seattle this weekend. You will find more about it on the NW group site.
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Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →