"Been getting insulin as long as mail order has been around. I have had one bad shipment. Insulin is shipped in cool packs that have ice. Just can't let it sit in the sun for hours. I would not worry."
"It does vary by insurance. I was fortunate enough to switch to a carrier that covered the CGM- but, the new carrier did require the endo to write a statement that i was having lows. Of course. all of us know that highs need to be reacted to as wells."
For users of any model of the Medtronic Minimed Paradigm insulin pump.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin…See More
"Boy, the memories- 38 years form me- found out I had "it" when I fell asleep in French class watching the Sorrow and the Pity in French- and the teacher could not wake me up. For me it was Tab, Fresca and Shasta Cola- I had been sucking…"
Please mark this date in your calendar for the2nd Annual New England Diabetes Meetup.We had a lot of fun at the first and we hope you can make it to the 2nd one. Please note that I've changed the date to the first Saturday in August, I hope that you can make it.Once again the picnic will be at Beaverbrook Reservation in Waltham. This is a great place for a relaxing afternoon with friends. Bring your own food and drink (no alcohol allowed in Beaverbrook). We'll have a canopy setup in case it…See More
"I truly empathize with you. I have has the same diagnoses for almost 25 years. My endocrinologist (female) says that I have "female symptomology" i.e, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue
I take 60 mg of Cymbalta for depression-it has the good…"
If you follow the diabetes online community, you know that #MedicareCoverCGM is a big deal. We have continued to raise awareness on #MedicareCoverCGM because we believe that ALL people living with diabetes should have access to continuous glucose monitors (CGM). With Read on! →
A few years ago, we at Diabetes Hands Foundation reached out to the members on TuDiabetes and asked them to share their perspective of life with diabetes through one of the five senses, as part of an initiative called Read on! →