"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,…"
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