Lucas M
  • 28, Male
  • Elkhart, IN
  • United States
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Lucas M replied to mtulchin's discussion 'Survey - Is insurance covering your Dexcom device?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Unfortunately, I found that my company switched from a decent coverage plan to a catastrophic plan to save on premiums which is all good and fine for healthy people but not so good for people like me. So, to make a long story short they'd…"
Jul 17
Lucas M replied to mtulchin's discussion 'Survey - Is insurance covering your Dexcom device?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thanks for sharing your experience Bob. I hope I can meet the same result, I have been waiting my entire life as a diabetic for a technology like this. One or two outcomes will happen, I will either change jobs after dedicating 10 years to this…"
Jul 8
Lucas M replied to mtulchin's discussion 'Survey - Is insurance covering your Dexcom device?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thanks for the reply and information from your own personal search. My insurance will not cover a dime until I reach $5000 out of pocket for DME. Which is why I have been desperately trying to get the sensors to process through prescription benefits…"
Jul 8
Lucas M replied to ITDiabetic's discussion 'I'm a Type 1 Diabetic, and I Drink Regular Coke'
"Greetings, I get nasty headaches/migraines as well. I stopped drinking carbonated soda drinks all together a year ago. Diet or regular, they are both hard on you. I would agree with you that manufactured sugar substitutes aren't as good for you…"
Jul 8
Lucas M updated their profile
Jul 8
Lucas M replied to mtulchin's discussion 'Survey - Is insurance covering your Dexcom device?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Greetings, I am a type 1 Diabetic who has been dealing with the challenge for 18 years now. My entire life as a type 1 I have never been below an A1C of 8.5. I have been struggling to get a G4 since I read about them and my DCP started the process…"
Jul 8
Lucas M joined Rob's group
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Dexcom Users

For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") deviceJust as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (…See More
Jul 8
Jim Roach left a comment for Lucas M
"Welcome to TuDiabetes Lucas!"
Feb 10, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Lucas M
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home LUCAS! This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends. Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance.…"
Feb 7, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Lucas M
"Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for…"
Feb 7, 2013
Lucas M is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Feb 7, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Networking
Date diagnosed
November 15, 1996
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
10.8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
Tell us more about you (optional)
My name is Lucas and I was diagnosed at age 10 with type 1 diabetes and have been dealing with it for the past 18 years. I specialize in Information Technology : Network Administration. My hobbies consist of gaming and working on/riding motorcycles. If you would like to know more, feel free to ask.

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At 2:31pm on February 10, 2013, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes Lucas!

At 4:05pm on February 7, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home LUCAS!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes".
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 12:49pm on February 7, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 7:18am on February 7, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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