"I am going on medicare in April. I spoke to Insulet regarding any supplemental plans that would maybe cover the omnipod. Doesn't look good, and after 6 years on the omnipod I will have to come off it. Is anyone aware of a way I can avoid…"
"Welcome, ThisLifeILead, I wish daily that my son wasn't landed with this horrible disease, at only 2 years, its felt like so much more, its relentless. Gary, if I may speak for you, his T1 tortures him, I hope he gets first on the list for a…"
"Why do you care what people think? If your at peace with it F** them. I for one despise every waking breathing of this disease. I am literally a modern day Jeckyll and Hyde from it. Pancreas in a vial is not even close to the real thing. If you…"
"This is my first post here @ Tu. your post was the reason i signed up and i agree with you 100%. I wish we could just turn it off or not have to worry about our sugars for one day.It was my 20 year anniversary for having type 1 and im only 27 years…"
"Do what you think is most comfortable for you. This is life. I personally stopped running to the bathroom in 2004 because I no longer cared who knew I had diabetes. I had hidden it for years.
I do not throw it out there, but I refuse to hid the…"
"Well said, and a lot to look into, thanks informing me that I can actually "do" something than sitting a waiting or excepting a "no, you can't have it." Dont have time to add more now, but you gave me alot to go on. Thanks,…"
If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →
Dear Ms. Rosenthal: I am a person living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 30. I am also the President and co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at connecting and mobilizing the diabetes community. Seeing Read on! →