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Linda G left a comment for coombs
"--------------------------------------------------------------- Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES COOMBS!! (You haven't been on in a…"
Dec 15, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for coombs
"Coombs, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Dec 15, 2013
Linda G left a comment for coombs
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY COOMBS!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in…"
Dec 15, 2012
RobAW replied to coombs's discussion 'OmniPod approval by Blue Cross' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Our drug company (Sunlife) did not approve the Omnipod, however, the Province of Ontario began covering it Jan 1, 2012. I am not too sure if they would cover any pump at all since Provincial funding is available for them if your Dr. says you need…"
Jan 13, 2012
nel replied to coombs's discussion 'OmniPod approval by Blue Cross' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Great news , coombs ...the month of November ( diabetes month ) has been good to you ??"
Nov 30, 2011
coombs updated their profile
Nov 30, 2011
coombs replied to coombs's discussion 'OmniPod approval by Blue Cross' in the group Canada Diabetes
"After writing a letter to my health plan administrator (Johnsons Inc.) explaining why I need to be on the OmniPod, I received special approval to purchase the pump. Blue Cross is covering 80% of the costs. I received the pump 2 weeks ago and had an…"
Nov 30, 2011
nel replied to coombs's discussion 'OmniPod approval by Blue Cross' in the group Canada Diabetes
"I understand, that ADP in Ontario covers OmniPod ...check with your Rep or contact very knowledgable annette.p.payne-wilson@gsk.com , who covers BC ( and maybe beyond ???) ...she will lead you to whom you should connect with , no doubt ."
Nov 11, 2011
nel replied to coombs's discussion 'OmniPod approval by Blue Cross' in the group Canada Diabetes
"I attended the Canadian Diabetes Association's NAGM in Toronto and was able to visit the OmniPod booth at the Conference .One may already be aware , but hope this is helpful ..... their brochure states , quote : " After deciding pump…"
Nov 1, 2011
nel replied to coombs's discussion 'OmniPod approval by Blue Cross' in the group Canada Diabetes
"My Pump Nurse has arranged in my Community to make available the 3 pump Representatives speak on their latest pumps : Animas, Medtronic and Omnipod to interested individuals November 5 , 2011 . An opportunity to ask the question from the Omnipod Rep…"
Oct 24, 2011
Samantha replied to coombs's discussion 'OmniPod approval by Blue Cross' in the group Canada Diabetes
"This is timely since I was just looking into getting extended health insurance for this very reason. Blue cross seems like my best option here in BC, but I haven't spoken to anyone there yet to see what they will cover. Is it just the Omnipod…"
Oct 23, 2011
runningforruth replied to coombs's discussion 'OmniPod approval by Blue Cross' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Hi Coombs. I was just denied by my insurance company for Omnipod also. They said they do not cover anything through Omnipod. I am assuming that this is because it is still new and that Omnipod is still working with the insurance companies to get…"
Oct 20, 2011
coombs added a discussion to the group Canada Diabetes
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OmniPod approval by Blue Cross

I have been waiting for the OmniPod to arrive in Canada for over 2 years now. I was a former user of the OmniPod when I lived the US and I want to go back on it as soon as possible. Now that it is finally available, I had my doctor fill out the medical necessity form and my drug plan responded with a letter denying me coverage. I have group coverage through the Nova Scotia Teacher's Union which is through Mediavie Blue Cross. The said the product is new and isn't approved yet.Has anyone else…See More
Oct 20, 2011
coombs replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'Omnipod soon to be available in Canada'
"I am going to have to respectfully disagree with Gabriella. I was on the Omnipod for almost 2 years and I absolutely LOVED it. I might suggest that before you go on it, that you try get a demo unit and try the pods out. I know that for me, the pods…"
Sep 23, 2011
coombs replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'Omnipod soon to be available in Canada'
"Hi Jennifer, I have nothing but amazing things to say about the OmniPod system. I lived in the USA for two years and I was on the OmniPod for over a year while there. It was the best pump I've ever used. Once you go on a pump that doesn't…"
Mar 2, 2011
Jim Roach left a comment for coombs
"Welcome to TuDiabetes Coombs!"
Nov 24, 2010

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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Date diagnosed
September 1, 1992
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.2
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
OmniPod

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At 8:07am on December 15, 2013, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES COOMBS!!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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At 1:37am on December 15, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Coombs, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 6:47am on December 15, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY COOMBS!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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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At 5:13pm on November 24, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes Coombs!
At 9:20pm on September 23, 2010, Linda G said…
Welcome fellow Canadian/fellow teacher!!

Welcome to the rabble coombs.....
Take a peek at some the other groups when you get a chance.Take in some of the blogs/discussions and take a look at the Canada Embassy page as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here are a few useful links to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/minimedparadigmusers
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/New_Member_Guide
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I wanted to make you aware of the TuAnalyze application we've launched on TuDiabetes, which is now mapping averages of A1c values in the US and Canada...
http://www.tudiabetes.org/forum/topics/tuanalyze-now-mapping-canada

Actually, once we get more people in Canada to participate in the project, provinces there will begin to light up.
Here's how you can enter your A1c on TuAnalyze:
-Click on this link: http://www.tudiabetes.org/profiles/profile/apps
-You will be taken to your My Apps page.
-Give it a few seconds.
-Click on the button and follow the rest of the instructions on the screen.
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If you click on "About Us" on the top banner, you will find the explanation of the founding of TuDiabetes and the name
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/index/show?noteKey=What_is_TuDiabetes%3F
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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 8:20am on September 23, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY THAT SEEMS TO GROW BY THE MINUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here's a link to help our new member's learn more "About Us"http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
Also please put up a picture so we can tell you from other's on our Forum
At 12:38pm on September 22, 2010, Marie B said…
hello and welcome!
At 11:43am on September 22, 2010, nel said…
Mr. Coombs...welcome from the other side of Canada ...happy autumn :)
 
 
 

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