"Ah, just read the above posts and see you will be paying out of pocket. Yes, then, no problem. Just have a Pediatric Endocrinologist write a prescription off label for your son. When asking for the cgms from your endo, it would be helpful to tell…"
"Cgms can be worn by toddlers but you will have to have your Pedi endo prescribe it for him. It can be prescribed off label; toddlers do wear cgms. It will be harder to fight your insurance company for coverage but it has been successfully done. I am…"
you recommended childrenwithdiabetes.com website to find pairents who use Dexcom for kids under 3 , i tried to find them experances but i couldn't
i will be thankfull if you can tell me the exact links you ment"
for every one who has Dexcom
i want to buy one and i am from KSA , ther is no pruches for dexcom in my contry
i'm planing to ask one of my frinds in US to by me onefor my 3 years old son
what shall i do to get it ?"
"thanks for advice Fred
i am Saudi and there is no pruches for Dexcom company in KSA
but i am planing to ask one of my frinds in US to send me one
so i wont have insurance proplems becouse i will pay
but i would love to know if my frind need any…"
"We just got a medtronic cgm last week after a six month battle with insurance for my 5 year old daughter.. When applying for the first time make sure you show atleast three lows in a week (below 50).
They are required to accept a hand written log…"
i wonder what is the reson that maks them unapprove it
as you side i found it much more important for children who cant tell how they feel them BS
i allways ask my son how is he feeling -an now he knows that saying my BS is low maks me…"
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