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
This event already occurred. Watch it here! Terrance H. Gregg is CEO of Dexcom, Inc., first joining the Dexcom Board of Directors in 2005 and subsequently appointed President and CEO in 2007 and CEO in 2011.In 2002 he retired as President of Medtronic MiniMed, a world leader in diabetes management systems. He became President and Chief Operating Officer of MiniMed, Inc.…See More
"Thanks for sharing. My endo estimated 2-3 years for it to be available in the US. Of course, estimating anything regarding the FDA is probably futile. However, he did indicate that Abbot was trying.
He also said it was available in Germany."
"I am using a Navigator from Israel, and I know someone using one from France. Two important things to be aware of. First, some countries use the US system of blood glucose measurement mg/dL, and some use the other system mmol/l. You should make sure…"
"I was at the ADA Expo in Seattle last month (April) and met an Abbott rep who told me that it was mostly not the FDA but a financial decision. He said the FDA did have a minor problem with the sensor manufacturing plant but that it was mostly just…"
"I've decided to hold on to my Nav and keep using it until I run out of sensors. I've heard such negative things about the Dex that I would rather wait a while to see what (if anything) they release later this year.
Since I do not have…"
"As far as I know, most people do it the other way, me included. When I started on the pump I found it a vast improvement over MDI and I thought it was life changing (for the better). However, when I started on CGM, I felt pretty much the way (A big…"
"I only returned 4 along with my receiver and transmitter, and I got refunded fairly quickly, I think it was less than a month. It was autumn of 2010. I kind of think during one of my phone calls someone mentioned the $125/ea for the sensors up to…"
"If you don't mind my askibng, how many did you send back? I sent 21 sensors back to Abbott along with the receiver and tramsitter back in October, and i have yet to receive any payment. Every time I call I'm told that it's "with…"
"I got $125 for each. I too am missing my Nav very much. I've switched to the Dex7plus but what a downgrade compared to the Nav. The only advantage to the Dex is the transmitter size, everything else is inferior."
The Diabetes Hands Foundation and Diabetes Advocates Program is proud to announce and congratulate the members of DA who were granted scholarships to attend diabetes conferences in 2013! Thanks to a generous grant from Novo Nordisk, in 2013 we were … Continue Reading
El Centro Nacional de Prevención de Enfermedades Crónicas y Promoción de la Salud en el Estados Unidos encontró que a partir de 2002-2009, el 11,8% de los hispanos mayores de 20 años, que viven en los EU, viven con diabetes … Continue Reading