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V replied to Scott A's discussion 'Are the Dexcom sensors lasting as long these days?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I've seen the same thing and recently I have changed site and no difference. As soon as I restart it for another 7 days, it craps out after 1-2 days :("
Oct 10
V updated their profile
Mar 21
V commented on renka's group 'Boston Buddies'
"I'll be in Canada that weekend :( next time hopefully!"
Mar 20
V replied to Tabacblond's discussion 'Satiety and hunger in types 1'
"I do have issues with hunger since diagnosis. Most people feel full after eating high calorie food such as nuts, cheese and chocolate. I do not anymore. I used to eat whenever I felt hungry and not gain any weight. I felt in balance. Now, I need to…"
Mar 6
V replied to V's discussion 'G4 transmitter - Need advice on dealing with insurrance' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thanks for the advice guys. I'll start right away by confirming with my insurance and talk to my endocrinologist about it in my next meeting."
Jan 13
V left a comment for ScottD
"Hi Scott, Edgepark is the first and only company have had to deal with so far. I only deal with them for my CGM. From my experience, once I get someone on the line (can take 10 minutes), I get really good service. I always received what I asked and…"
Jan 13
V is now friends with andrea and ScottD
Jan 13
ScottD replied to V's discussion 'G4 transmitter - Need advice on dealing with insurrance' in the group Dexcom Users
"Since your insurance company already denied it I don't know if you would want to wait until this one dies. Doing an appeal with some insurances can take months. I would think about starting it now just incase it takes months?"
Jan 13
Jack's Mom replied to V's discussion 'G4 transmitter - Need advice on dealing with insurrance' in the group Dexcom Users
"I agree. The strongest argument to an insurance company is always "because my doctor said so.""
Jan 13
Jack's Mom replied to V's discussion 'G4 transmitter - Need advice on dealing with insurrance' in the group Dexcom Users
"My g4 transmitters have been dying at 6 months, and one actually died at 5 months. It takes a while to get a prescription filled so I can understand not wanting to be without a transmitter since these things can die pretty quick. If you're out…"
Jan 13
Bill Quick replied to V's discussion 'G4 transmitter - Need advice on dealing with insurrance' in the group Dexcom Users
"The letter would best be written by your diabetes physician, not yourself. There are lots of catch phrases that can be inserted to make it stronger."
Jan 13
V replied to V's discussion 'G4 transmitter - Need advice on dealing with insurrance' in the group Dexcom Users
Jan 12
mtulchin replied to V's discussion 'G4 transmitter - Need advice on dealing with insurrance' in the group Dexcom Users
"What problem are you having? Is it not working or inaccurate? What's the story? Yes, just wanting a new one is not going to get you anywhere."
Jan 12
Andy replied to V's discussion 'G4 transmitter - Need advice on dealing with insurrance' in the group Dexcom Users
"Insurance companies can always make exceptions. Find where Dexcom says it's under 6 months warranty. Explain in detail why your current one is no longer functioning. Use terms like like "medically necessary" and "to avoid…"
Jan 12
V added a discussion to the group Dexcom Users
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G4 transmitter - Need advice on dealing with insurrance

Hi,I'm not very familiar with dealing with insurance companies. I tried to order a transmitter once my 6 months warranty was over and I got that answer from Edgepark: "Unfortunately Horizon has recently implemented a quantity limit of 1 Dexcom transmitter per year. They do not care if your current unit is out of warranty or malfunctioning. They only pay for one."What in your opinion/experiences should be my next step? Is there any hope that calling and complaining can change their mind? I…See More
Jan 12
V replied to Jessica_Strickland's discussion 'Holiday Recipes'
"I could eat smaller portion of everything and estimate but I found that with my family it's too tricky. I usually make my own recipe to not feel exclude and know how much carbs there is in food. This way, I still indulge but I feel so much…"
Oct 20, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
Learn from others
Date diagnosed
May 23, 2011
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.2 on March, 2014
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, CGM

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At 8:53pm on December 9, 2012, Bernard said…

Hi V and welcome. I always like to welcome members from Massachusetts. If you're ever interested in talking with a group of pumpers, there's a monthly meeting of a great group of people in Woburn, MA.

Cheers

At 12:52pm on December 7, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home V...
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,
click on "all groups". 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.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 12:07pm on December 7, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn 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 even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 5:44am on December 7, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Lived in Lexington many years CAGS from Harvard was an Educator in Arlington. I miss MA>

At 5:42am on December 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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