"I went hell with insurances for omnipod... it worked for a while although I still had to pay in part for the pods. I'll now be starting on the Tandem t:slim pump because Medicare doesn't cover OmniPod at ALL...I tried everything. They…"
"Exactly David and I just signed a petition for Medicare to approve the CGM along with many people on my Facebook page. They label it a "luxury"... hmmmmm a luxury that saves lives. Doesn't quite make any sense."
"Yes. You must go to an endocrinologist. I found many general practitioners do not know much about Diabetes. I was lucky that my primary care physician was honorable enough to recommend the best endocrinologist for Diabetes in New Jersey. I was…"
"Thank you. I'm going Friday to learn about the different pumps that are available that are covered. It will have to be a "tube" pump but that's better than going back to injections and figuring everything out myself."
"I'm choosing a new pump but there are no other remote control pumps, just tubing but I'd still rather do that than go back to needles and figure out all the boluses. I did that for 2 years before I knew about any pump and I definitely got…"
"Just be aware that when you go on Medicare, no matter who your secondary insurance is, they won't cover the pods. Medicare considers the OmniPod System a "Luxury". I've been on it for 9 years and now I have to find another pump…"
"As long as it's secured properly on your body you should only take it off when the pod expires (3 days). I never take mine off but sometimes relocate it on my body. I usually put it on my abdomen and there it stays no matter what. If you take…"
Hello! Thank you for having me as a friend Janet :) New Jersey...far, and yet right here! That's one of the appealing factors of tu.diabetes. I'm in Canada...in the southwestern part of the province of Ontario...a city named Kitchener-Waterloo (2 cities joined together). I'm a wife of 33 years, mom to two grown children, a grandma to 3 lovable little boys, a teacher, and before that an illustrator and graphic designer....I speak French and English, I read, history fascinates me, I paint, sing, walk, garden, ski, ride my bike....did I mention "read"? I love having friends over, I bake/cook, am an eclectic music lover, an animal lover...the ocean...ah the ocean...it speaks to me! Oh...and I have diabetes (and a few other things). Keep in touch, ok? luv....linda
US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →
Traducido por Mila Ferrer. A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →