Frank Olsen
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  • Camano Island, WA
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Abbott Navigator II second generation?

Started this discussion. Last reply by PJSwann Feb 10, 2013. 4 Replies


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Frank Olsen commented on Susan's blog post 'Can anyone supply the name of a Medicare Part B insulin supplier for insulin pump'
"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…"
Sep 19, 2014
Frank Olsen commented on Emily Coles's video

CGM and Medicare: Why Can't We Use It?

"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…"
Jul 30, 2014
Frank Olsen commented on Emily Coles's video

CGM and Medicare: Why Can't We Use It?

"Al, which advantage plan do you have? If you are a pump user are your pump supplies covered under that same plan? Did you have to jump through any hoops to get coverage? Thanks, Frank"
Jul 30, 2014
Frank Olsen replied to mtulchin's discussion 'Survey - Is insurance covering your Dexcom device?' in the group Dexcom Users
"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…"
Jul 26, 2014
Frank Olsen commented on Emily Coles's video

CGM and Medicare: Why Can't We Use It?

"Baby Peanut, re: your last post of May 13 What was the eventual outcome of your AARP Medicare Advantage CGM coverage? Did they end up covering it or not?"
Jul 18, 2014
PJSwann replied to Frank Olsen's discussion 'Abbott Navigator II second generation?'
"Hello, Just did a check on the latest, and it appears to be available in Germany (see pictures below) and it was also described at:…"
Feb 10, 2013
Frank Olsen replied to elizabeth.redman178's discussion 'My basal is my lifeline.'
"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…"
Nov 21, 2012
Frank Olsen replied to Nell's discussion 'For over 50 units/day on pump'
"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…"
Nov 21, 2012
Frank Olsen replied to Bob's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Users'
"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…"
Nov 20, 2012
garidan replied to Frank Olsen's discussion 'Abbott Navigator II second generation?'
"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…"
Sep 29, 2012
jims replied to Frank Olsen's discussion 'Abbott Navigator II second generation?'
"I do not find any other data searching web."
Sep 29, 2012
jims replied to Frank Olsen's discussion 'Abbott Navigator II second generation?'
"This is extremely interesting. Any other data/feedback?"
Sep 25, 2012
Frank Olsen posted a discussion

Abbott Navigator II second generation?

Has anyone anymore information about the second generation Navigator? All I can find is this: 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
Sep 25, 2012
Frank Olsen replied to Toni Crebbin's discussion 'Ping or new t:slim?'
"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…"
Jul 19, 2012
Frank Olsen replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'TuDiabetes mobile version gets a major facelift'
"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…"
Jul 19, 2012
Frank Olsen replied to Franco's discussion 'Alarm/Alert issues' in the group Dexcom Users
"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…"
Jul 19, 2012

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At 7:47pm on July 15, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Frank...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 9:34am on July 15, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Frank....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 3:40am on July 15, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Frank. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 8:41pm on July 15, 2010, Linda G said…
Best Wishes on your Birthday Frank!

At 9:56am on July 15, 2010, Doris D said…
At 11:27am on July 15, 2009, Linda G said…

Best Wishes on your Special Day Frank!
At 8:55pm on April 16, 2009, Toni Crebbin said…
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.
At 2:40pm on April 10, 2009, Yvonne C. said…

Nice to meet you Frank!!

Hello! I am part of the Welcoming Committee and you are now part of a supportive community for diabetics! When you have the time, please don’t hesitate to meet your fellow members within the forums, groups and blog areas.

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