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question about insulin pumps

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Feb 20, 2013. 1 Reply

so i found this on the web http://www.diabeteswellbeing.com/insulin-pump-price.html and in it it says"So, you…Continue

 

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Loke replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"This is actually funny as this is the biggest argument I used to have with my insurance company. The handbook stated that meters are covered and that's it. I would have to call them to see what else is covered and they would read me the manual.…"
Jul 18
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"I called Medtronic to see if they would provide me with a second meter ...the response was at a cost of $ 80,00 ...I could not sway them to give it to me for FREE .I had received some suggestions from a pumper Pharmacist friend ...1 ) call Diabetes…"
Jul 18
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"My friend in Sicamous , BC received hers !"
Jul 1
Loke replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Wow. That was fast. Haven't received ours yet."
Jun 30
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"is this clear ??? "
Jun 30
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Received the meter today , June 30 ...this is a supplied kit , ...tooo small for my liking "
Jun 30
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"I like this kit ...extra batteries, IV3000 tape , old fashioned insulin needle , dime for replacing batteries , 2 nd meter , 24 hr basal record etc"
Jun 27
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
Jun 27
ble4_20 replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Anyone else think the case that came with the next link really sucks? I think I'd rather carry it in a zip lock bag.. Are they planning on redesigning the case I hate it with a passion."
Jun 27
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"I let you know when "it " arrives :) and we get to compare , ha, ha"
Jun 26
Loke replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"You are welcome. My wife ordered it today and went through the same spiel. However, she was told 3 bus. days by CP for gvrd."
Jun 26
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"And Thank you Loke !!!! A friend called MM and MM put her through to Bayer. I may need to call Bayer again if the meter does not fit in my present meter case :)"
Jun 26
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"I called Bayer 2 days ago ...what a drag !!! ...all the info they required to make sure I was the one with the Veo Pump ...questions such as do you have a provincial plan and a private plan when was the last time you ordered a link meter , when did…"
Jun 26
Loke replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Call 1-800-268-7200 for Bayer Canada. They told me that the upgrade would be free. Just had to supply the serial and model numbers for the pump and current meter. Watch out for your insurance cover though. The website…"
Jun 23
nel replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Thank you mjk !! A buddy of mine here in the Shuswap was notified by MM ...Next a call to Bayer !"
Jun 23
mjk replied to Steve Lancaster's discussion 'contour next link Canada' in the group Canada Diabetes
"The Bayer Contour Next link USB Glucometer are available in Ontario as of June 2.2014, some other provinces too Just have to phone Bayer Canada or apply online to receive one at no charge if you qualify, they use a different strip (Bayer Contour…"
Jun 22

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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?
i hope to learn from other members and the experiences
Date diagnosed
August 18, 2000
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.5
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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At 1:23pm on June 9, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Steve....fellow Canadian!
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, 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.
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"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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At 12:48pm on June 9, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.
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At 11:36am on June 8, 2012, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes Steve!

At 2:17am on June 8, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 10:23pm on June 7, 2012, 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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