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Endocrinologists for Type I in the Twin Cites (mpls)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Asha Jun 10, 2012. 3 Replies

Any recommendations on good endocrinologists for a female young adult in Minneapolis? Thanks.Continue

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Health insurance and insulin pumps

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nell Feb 17, 2012. 3 Replies

Regarding insulin pumps and CGM's, has anyone found one health insurance company to be better over another with regard to reimbursement and upgrades or replacements after several years. Thanks. LeslieContinue

Tags: coverage, insurance, health

Does dx of t1 in adolescence arrest development?

Started this discussion. Last reply by kphil06 Feb 10, 2012. 2 Replies

I'm a parent of 2 t1's, one dx at 15 and one dx at 21 and After reading laura's letter i was curious if any of you have stories about feeling confident, resillient, competitive and then it seems once…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for Lesliebusybee
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY LESLIE! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
Dec 26, 2012
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"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Dec 26, 2012
Asha replied to Lesliebusybee's discussion 'Endocrinologists for Type I in the Twin Cites (mpls)'
"Dr. Alexis Forsberg at Health Partners specialty center in st. paul! she's a nurse endo but is AMAZING! Also Dr. Lafave ( also a woman) at Park Nicollet International Diabetes Center in St. Louis Park :)"
Jun 10, 2012
Timothy replied to Lesliebusybee's discussion 'Endocrinologists for Type I in the Twin Cites (mpls)'
"I suggest going to look for a diabetologist. It is a sub specialty of Endocrinology, I have one in Los angeles. So that is not much help to you, but I found the Diabetologists are a better bet. I am sure There would be one in the twin cities. That…"
Jun 6, 2012
Laddie replied to Lesliebusybee's discussion 'Endocrinologists for Type I in the Twin Cites (mpls)'
"I go to the Endochrinology Clinic of Minneapolis which despite the name is in Edina. It is a large group but they have great support staff and really get things done. By that I mean if you order a pump and something needs to get submitted to…"
Jun 2, 2012
Lesliebusybee posted a discussion

Endocrinologists for Type I in the Twin Cites (mpls)

Any recommendations on good endocrinologists for a female young adult in Minneapolis? Thanks.See More
Jun 2, 2012
Nell replied to Lesliebusybee's discussion 'Health insurance and insulin pumps'
"Smileandnod, you are correct. I don't know how non-gov retirees pay for cgm as none of the insurance companies will pay for it as a supplement because Medicare does not pay for it. I don't know why the ADA does not lobby for Medicare…"
Feb 17, 2012
smileandnod replied to Lesliebusybee's discussion 'Health insurance and insulin pumps'
"My insurance is through BC-BS for state employees. I paid 20% of the cost out of pocket for my OmniPod PDM but nothing for the pods themselves as the pods are considered supplies (PDM is considered DME). I paid nothing out of pocket for my Dexcom…"
Feb 17, 2012
Nell replied to Lesliebusybee's discussion 'Health insurance and insulin pumps'
"Leslie, I don't know if you got your question answered but I just saw your post. I have maintained BCBS all my adult life and, in the second half of my life, primarily because of their support of my diabetes supplies. That includes pump and…"
Feb 16, 2012
Lesliebusybee posted a discussion

Health insurance and insulin pumps

Regarding insulin pumps and CGM's, has anyone found one health insurance company to be better over another with regard to reimbursement and upgrades or replacements after several years. Thanks. LeslieSee More
Feb 11, 2012
kphil06 replied to Lesliebusybee's discussion 'Does dx of t1 in adolescence arrest development?'
"I was dx at 17. Didn't think it really arrested development for me because I was in denial for so long. Did ok in school, although the symptoms I had affected my grades before I was dx'd. People might react differently, but looking back on…"
Feb 10, 2012
Tim replied to Lesliebusybee's discussion 'Does dx of t1 in adolescence arrest development?'
"I was diagnosed at age 14... many many decades ago. It pretty much pushed me in the deep end (fired from my first job, OK it was just a summer teenage job) as far as "facing up to the real world". If it did have an effect I think it forced…"
Feb 10, 2012
Lesliebusybee posted a discussion

Does dx of t1 in adolescence arrest development?

I'm a parent of 2 t1's, one dx at 15 and one dx at 21 and After reading laura's letter i was curious if any of you have stories about feeling confident, resillient, competitive and then it seems once the diabetes hit - psychological development stopped   Over the last 5 years, she has not been able to function at a job or school tho her physical health is ok and blood sugars in range.  My question is whether others felt stuck in adolescence when dx at 13-16 and how you dealt with it.  She's in…See More
Feb 10, 2012
Lesliebusybee replied to Laura's discussion 'Need Advice'
"Laura I understand I have a 20 yr old dx at 15 who is very depressed.   I have a 24 year old dx at 22 who is resilient.  I went thru the questions about hospitalization too.  My preference was a camp like setting.  Wellspring for…"
Feb 10, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Lesliebusybee
"Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Leslie.... Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Dec 26, 2011
brokenpole left a comment for Lesliebusybee
"Happy Birthday, Lesliebusybee!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Dec 26, 2011

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omnipod and minimed (2 adult children with type I

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At 1:57pm on December 26, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LESLIE!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 6:32am on December 26, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 11:27am on December 26, 2011, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Leslie....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 6:13am on December 26, 2011, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Lesliebusybee!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 1:03am on December 26, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Lesliebusybee, I wish for you a most wonderful day, ENJOY!!!

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Hello and Welcome to TuD!
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At 4:21pm on April 29, 2011, Kathy said…
Hi. I also live in Minneapolis, in that unyielding center of the universe, Uptown. Please stop over and join the Great Lakes Group - just a way to connect members geographically. .
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At 11:27am on April 29, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!
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