I grew up in a town in Long Island, NY. I developed Type 1 in the late 1960's as a teenager. No one else in my immediate or extended family has had it. I have recently discovered that one of my good…Continue
"If you do find the video please post a link here. Please post your video when you are successful. Also, there is another thread on tudiabetes with the title "Reactivate a dead transmitter by replacing the batteries" There, Joern has posted…"
"I am having trouble understanding the fairly poor automatic Google translation. I have an American friend who has been working in Germany for a few years. I have asked him to try translating it. If he succeeds, I will post it here.
This event already occurred. Enjoy the recording! Bring your toughest diabetes questions!! Gary is up for a challenge.Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist. He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers…See More
"There has been a bill submitted by Carol Shea-Porter (NH) that would compel medicare to cover CGM's. You can track the bill at https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr3710
Last I looked there were 7 cosponsors. All are democrats which is a…"
"Well, here's the update. It is now day 18 and I will need to change out. I am getting totally wild readings on the CGM (both receivers) compared to finger sticks. They were more accurate yesterday. So my 2 week limit on sensors may be related…"
"Last year I was getting around 3 weeks per G4 sensor. Sometimes 4 weeks. Because of this, I still have quite an inventory of Sensors. My transmitter failed in Nov 2013. I did not get a warning, just ongoing horrid results. I got my entire system…"
"If you are dialing a US 888 number from UK, it won't work. That's a phone system thing. I just dialed it from Boston, and the robot was asking me about the Insulix recall. I hung up before I got too far. It's surprising that…"
"Here's what Abbott said when they discontinued the Navigator in the US. (Augu 31, 2011)
As you may be aware, Abbott Diabetes Care has been experiencing a supply interruption in the United States with the FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose…"
"I have a dead transmitter. Well, a not quite dead transmitter, but it produces horrible results. Dexcom told me it was a low battery and I am getting a replacement. Hopefully there will be advice soon on how to dissect it. In the meantime I will…"
If you follow the diabetes online community, you know that #MedicareCoverCGM is a big deal. We have continued to raise awareness on #MedicareCoverCGM because we believe that ALL people living with diabetes should have access to continuous glucose monitors (CGM). With Read on! →
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