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Just wondering about insurance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Holly Dec 11, 2008. 3 Replies


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Victoria replied to KevinS's discussion 'Dexcom BG's are waaaaayyyyy off' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have had issues with Dex saying I was high (250's) and I was actually low (below 60) but only twice and with the same sensor. Does the dex's numbers change when you input a correct bg reading?"
Apr 28, 2011
Victoria replied to Tiffany G's discussion 'OmniPod questions' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi Tiffany, thought I would give you my two cents- I work in a busy, urban ED as a research coordinator so I have a little experience with running around in patient rooms. I have never had my omnipod alarm the long constant annoying alarm in a…"
Apr 26, 2011
Victoria replied to Carrie's discussion 'Occlusions not replaced anymore?' in the group OmniPod Users
"You can easily pull 90% of the insulin back out of the pod when it fails. After filling your new pod just use the same needle to pull the insulin out of the old one. Omnipod doesnt recommend it but I have been doing it for 3 years and have never had…"
Apr 26, 2011
Type 1 Diabetes Lounge left a comment for Victoria
"Hello! I would like to invite you to the Type 1 Diabetes Lounge, a local education and support network that serves all of Chicagoland. We've been around since 1989 and are renowned for what we offer. Check out and…"
Mar 17, 2011
Victoria replied to Isaac's discussion 'Who do you get your Sensors from?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I went through something similar with my onmipods two years ago with unicare hmo. Call dexcom back and say that you need them to go through the process with your insurance (they should be able to at least send something to your insurance for…"
Feb 8, 2011
Victoria replied to ClumsyChemist's discussion 'What to do with the glucagon kit...?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I keep mine at home with my other supplies. I work in a hospital emergency room so carrying one at work isnt really a priority for me."
Jan 13, 2011
Victoria and Sindhilicious are now friends
Jan 4, 2011
Victoria replied to Kati *'s discussion 'Switched from Minimed to Omnipod' in the group Omnipod Users
"I switched to Omnipod in 2008 after using Minimed for 10 years and I havent looked back. I had many issues with Minimed and have had almost none with Omnipod. The automatic insertion has been a god send for me and I have only had a few small issues…"
Sep 29, 2010

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At 2:50pm on March 17, 2011, Type 1 Diabetes Lounge said…
Hello! I would like to invite you to the Type 1 Diabetes Lounge, a local education and support network that serves all of Chicagoland. We've been around since 1989 and are renowned for what we offer. Check out and join us!
At 11:21am on August 10, 2008, Kristin said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes Victoria! Glad that you are here!

I love the profile photo!

Check out this guide for new members. It has lots of tips about finding your way around this community!
At 5:58pm on August 7, 2008, Cara said…
Welcome to the site! I hope you enjoy it.
At 4:40pm on August 7, 2008, Kathy said…
Hi Victoria. Nice to have you with us.
Please stop over and join the Great Lakes Group, for those of us living in the bordering states. I live in Minneapolis.
Welcome to Tu Diabetes.
At 11:32pm on August 6, 2008, Jonah said…
Hey, I live in Chicago, too.
At 7:38pm on August 6, 2008, Steve R said…
HI Victoria and welcome.
At 3:03pm on August 6, 2008, Karen said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, glad you found us!!!

We are neighbors!!
At 2:24pm on August 6, 2008, Jeffrey said…
Victoria, here is giving you a warm and friendly welcome to This is a very neat site/blog that we all use to help and support each other. I hope to see you and your participation often. We look forward to seeing you post a Picture in your profile. Please feel free to join any of our Groups and Forums. If I can be of any assistance please feel free to ask. Again, welcome aboard!!
At 2:00pm on August 6, 2008, Melissa Lee said…
Welcome to our community, Victoria!

To add a profile photo so we can recognize you in our forum discussions, follow the instructions here.

I see you joined our omnipod users group. You might also be interested in our
Great Lakes Diabetics group, our Freestyle Users group, or our Diabetes and Women group.
At 1:54pm on August 6, 2008, Doris D said…
Welcome to our growing family Victoria!!! When you get a chance will you please put up a pic for us so we can identify you in our discussions?



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