"I read the Contour Next is only good to 41 degrees according to the information I read on it. This might be true for all meters. The magazine Diabetes Forecast has a sections on meters in January issus. I am sure this info is on there web site…"
"I contacted express scripts this is what they said to do
Thank you for your online inquiry. I will be glad to assist you with coverage information. According to plan design, Contour Next Test Strips are not covered and require a prior authorization…"
"I also am using Victoza off label for about a year. I have gotten very lazy about knowing my totals of insulin I am using a pump. I started using it for my weight and it has worked I would guess it has reduced the amount of insulin I am using."
"I found this information about the Enlites sensor Enlites use the exact same Minilink transmitter as the Sof-sensor!! It is identical. I know of several CGM users on this side of the pond who switched to the Enlites - they continued with the same…"
1-1:30pm PDT How & Why Hypoglycemia Symptoms Change Over Time, presented by Stewart Lozano In 2011 Teachers College Columbia University launched its solely online Master of Science in Diabetes Education and Management program. This 36-credit inter-professional master's program is offered to clinicians who are currently in or interested in the diabetes field. As part of a course requirement, students will present 'Master Chats' on a variety of topics they have chosen based on discussions…See More
"I was diagnosed 8 years ago and for 7 of those years I heard it over and over. But my doctor was leading the pack with telling me I most not be following a low carb diet or I wasn't doing this or that. I STRUGGLED with my sugars going from…"
"I also gained weight but I think a few pounds have been worth the gains in better control. My endo started me on Victoza off label ( used in type 2 treatment ). Victoza slows down carbs digestion and I started walking. Loseing weight is a slow…"
For people who use Victoza or would like to learn more about it.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for Life.You can also approach your physician's…See More
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Hey Terry....I know you sent a request to join the group "Diabetes Plus"...I OKed it....but for some reason it didn't go through....so, SORRY, but could you please try again, and hopefully this time it'll all be fine lol Thanks....linda
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