"The Java wasn't properly getting installed for one thing. It takes too many words to explain all the issues...but I assure you they can get you working properly again. Took about 1 hour of checking settings and changing a couple things...but…"
"STOP the bus...I finally got help, and...everything works great now. It's hard to explain and each of you may have something different...but....call that number and tell them. The GREAT guy who helped me is "Eli" and he is fantastic…"
"This is what they told me; ""
Thank you for contacting Medtronic Diabetes. I am sorry to hear that you have experienced some problems with Carelink Personal. We would like to perform some troubleshooting in order to determine the cause of…"
"Bill...For the last several months I have not had any luck either. The same thing Natalie said happens to me. However, when I go to the VA hospital to see my Diabetic nurse, she has software that links directly and does not have any trouble…"
"http://www.spibelt.com/diabeticsupplies.php This is what I use for many occasions.
Being very active would require me to intake carbs often, due to constantly getting low.
Best of luck,
Ron Type 1 - 30 years
"I've been pumping for over 10 years now. For quite some time now I use my upper thigh areas.
Wearing jeans, if I put my hand into my pocket, I can feel the site.
After 20 years of injections, I have way too much scar tissue on my stomach, so…"
"Congratulations Mary - well done.
The VA gave me my first pump in 2005 and my first CGMS in 2009.
I've been type 1 for at least 30 years and so far I'm still able to do the battle every day with it.I haven't felt my feet in at least…"
"I use exactly what MM says - Energizers. What I find so strange is when I get the low battery alarm, which is when you are instructed to change the battery, when I remove that "old" one and test it with a very accurate and expensive…"
"Hines VA located in the Chicago area has been giving Medtronic insulin pumps since late 2005.
Kansas City,MO. VA gives the same pumps to many diabetics.
Why your VA does not give insulin pumps to type 1 diabetics seems very weird. Something is not…"
"Makes NO sense at all. I am at a loss as to why you are having problems. First, to use CGMS, you need to be using the Medtronic insulin pump. Why are you not on an insulin pump?
That comes first before the CGMS is added as an extra feature."
"I agree - You should already be seeing your Endocrinologist anyway as a diabetic.
In all my cases, my Diabetic Training Nurse who works closely with the Endos was the person who gave me my Medtronic CGMS. I have been on a Medtronic pump since late…"
I'm moving up to MO in the next 6 months and need help!
I'm desperate and need to find a new doctor near KC, MO who is good with thryoid and diabetes type 1 also.
I'm a very TOUGH case.
Looking for a doctor who can work with me as an individual, readily prescribes Armour (dissected pig thyroid) doses not only by blood reference ranges but also by symptoms, who can work with minimed insulin pumps, knows how to work with athletes, has an incredible understanding of pituitary, hypothalamus, adrenal, thyroid relationship, can work with natural/integrative/holistic approaches.
if you can point me in a direction it would be a HUGE help.
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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! →