Stacey
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Diabetic in Myrtle Beach, SC

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stacey Jan 23, 2013. 2 Replies

Basal? Bolus? Could use some help...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stacey Sep 29, 2009. 9 Replies

Diabetes on TV

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terrie Aug 25, 2009. 2 Replies

 

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Stacey replied to Stacey's discussion 'Diabetic in Myrtle Beach, SC'
"Thanks. I'm having a rough time...I found a "Diabetes Center" that is staffed with NO Endos or CDE's. They have an internist, MD, who refers to himself as a "diabetologist". Some had suggested I give him a chance but…"
Jan 23, 2013
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Diabetic in Myrtle Beach, SC

Good morning,I am moving to Myrtle Beach, SC in April and am desperately looking for an Endo in the area.Can anyone help out with some recommendations?Thanks, in advance!See More
Jan 23, 2013
Stacey replied to NyJonesy26/Ken's discussion 'Sugar rising after shower'
"My BG's don’t change at all with showers...as a matter of fact I've never heard of that happening and think its pretty interesting! The only time I do rise around a shower is if I unhook my pump, so I don’t do that anymore.…"
Oct 1, 2009
Stacey replied to Stacey's discussion 'Basal? Bolus? Could use some help...'
"Thanks for your input everyone... My issue seems to be btw 1 and 130am and yes, it is an ongoing problem as a matter of fact it has happened for AT LEAST the last 4 nights. BG's btw 250 and 350. Everything is fine before I go to bed, last night…"
Sep 29, 2009
nilufer replied to Stacey's discussion 'Basal? Bolus? Could use some help...'
"1.7 points=31 points acc to the US measurements"
Sep 27, 2009
nilufer replied to Stacey's discussion 'Basal? Bolus? Could use some help...'
"In case the conclusion after all the testing is that you have to adjust your basal the rule that they have thaught me is that your basal is correct if before bed and before breakfast it does not differ more than 1.7 points. Hope I make sense Good…"
Sep 26, 2009
Terry Keelan replied to Stacey's discussion 'Basal? Bolus? Could use some help...'
"Good advice from everyone. Nothing new to add. Just chiming in with an 'attaboy'! You guys are good! Terry"
Sep 25, 2009

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Date diagnosed
January 1, 1991
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6.7
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Minimed 722
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Rollarcoaster of Sugar

Posted on November 12, 2007 at 10:12am 1 Comment

Yesterday was a diabetic disaster...

Highs, Highs and more Highs complete with blurry vision and tons of H2O...yes, it was a boatload of fun.…

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At 12:41pm on August 26, 2009, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
Thanks Stacey,, I will look for it.

rick
At 6:44am on August 13, 2009, Rudy Sims said…
hello how are you just wanted to say hi I hope you're doing well. Have a great week. Best wishes

sincerely Rudy Sims
At 9:52pm on July 10, 2009, Kevin said…
Did your insurance company change its policy? Is your CGMS being covered? I have Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and it's never been an issue...... always covered.
At 5:34pm on June 8, 2009, Kevin said…
Hi Stacey,
I noticed one of your posts regarding Metformin. I've been wondering if it would be a good treatment option for me. My Endo seems to think it 's only effective for treating Type 2. I'm just curious what it's been like for you.

Kevin
At 5:52pm on May 20, 2009, David B. said…
Trying to organize a Phillly meetup. R u interested?
At 5:09am on April 30, 2009, Sam Innocent said…
Hi Stacey, yeah, the reason I'm on Metformin is to help me lose weight which, obviously, reducing my insulin dose is helping me with!
At 1:47pm on April 23, 2009, Kristin said…
I agree Stacey! Preparing for pregnancy is hard work! Good to know that I am not alone!

Keep me posted on how you are doing!

My major project is to bring my A1c down from 7.9. I was under 7 last year. Then tried to get under 6, but ended up at 7.9. Oops.
At 1:10pm on April 22, 2009, Kristin said…
Thanks for the friend add Stacey!
At 6:58am on April 14, 2009, faye said…
Hi Stacey,
I have the POS plan. The guy I spoke to verified that I would be paying 90% after meeting my $100 deductible, sounding like Dexcom is in-network...otherwise out-of-network would be paid at 80% after meeting a $300 deductible.

My husband called Dexcom yesterday and the rep gave him codes to ask Keystone about; maybe you can call Keystone and reference these? It may make it easier for them to give you the correct information. The Dexcom rep called them "HCPC codes," and they are A9276, A9277, A9278.

I have high hopes, but I need to see it to believe it! ;)
At 6:30am on April 14, 2009, faye said…
Hi Stacey, I wonder if it has to do with the whole HMO/POS/PPO thing. I was connected directly with my company's insurance line. I'm going off what the Keystone agent told me yesterday afternoon, after putting me on hold for 10 minutes (maybe he was speaking to a supervisor?). He said, "We cover invasive CGM systems, but not non-invasive" (meaning they cover the systems with the sensor going under your skin but not the experimental "wristwatch" type of monitors). I asked if they covered any particular brands, and he said, "No, we don't limit you to any one brand."

I'm hoping this guy was actually correct. There's a thread on the forum about BCBS of Illinois approving the Dex as of 3/1/09, so I'm hoping it's across the board for ALL BCBC plans!
 
 
 

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