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Diabetes and exercise

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richmatik Jan 14, 2012. 6 Replies

I am wondering what others experience when they exercise in terms of blood sugars? I work out two - three times per week and take a good walk at least one or two times per week. EVERYTIME I exercise…Continue

Tags: temporary basal rates, pump settings, exercise, ., insulin

Airport security and the Dexcom

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wiffy Feb 28, 2012. 5 Replies

Please forgive me if this has already been posted, but I could not find it anywhere. I have been through airport security scanners many times with my Medtronic pump without incident, but I have not…Continue

Tags: Security, Airport, CGM, Dexcom

 

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metheniac commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"I am wondering if any of you have tried the Asante Snap pump? If so, what were your impressions? I am starting a free trial today. I like that it will work with the G5 - hopefully next year!"
Dec 10
KCsHubby (Dave) replied to metheniac's discussion 'Dexcom and Medicare' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have a Medicare advantage plan through United Health Care. So far, I have been getting my supplies covered with no co-pay. I don't really understand the difference between advantage plans and supplement plans. Maybe not everybody is eligible…"
Nov 25
Jeff replied to metheniac's discussion 'Dexcom and Medicare' in the group Dexcom Users
"I must admit that I am worried about the same thing. I am 73 but still working so not yet on Part B Medicare. I am hoping that one of the Advantage plans will work but I haven't checked yet."
Nov 25
metheniac replied to metheniac's discussion 'Dexcom and Medicare' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thanks Bill! This is good to know. I will certainly ask about it when my time comes in May'15."
Nov 14
Bill Quick replied to metheniac's discussion 'Dexcom and Medicare' in the group Dexcom Users
"Dexcom will give you a break off list price if you are uninsured. Also, if you purchase a whole bunch of sensors over a defined period of time (which you'll need anyway), they'll give you a free transmitter (a $600 value) -- but don't…"
Nov 14
metheniac added a discussion to the group Dexcom Users
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Dexcom and Medicare

Hi everyone, I am curious to hear from those of you who have reached the magic age of Medicare. It is my understanding that Medicare does not cover CGM supplies and am wondering if any of you have discovered any resources to get around this. I am going on Medicare next Spring. I have been fortunate to have really good (and expensive) insurance that has paid for it all - CGM, Pump and supplies! So now I am facing Medicare shock! Thanks in advance,See More
Nov 13
metheniac left a comment for Katie Diabadass Craft
"Hi Katie, I would love to talk to you about my psychotherapy practice. Please email me at alangmft@comcast.net. (Metheniac is my TuDiabetes user name)."
Apr 9
metheniac and Katie Diabadass Craft are now friends
Apr 9
metheniac replied to Shari's discussion 'Recommendations for Bay Area Therapists and Counselors?' in the group SF Bay Area Team
"Hi Shari, I am a type 1 diabetic AND a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. My practice is in Walnut Creek. You didn't say where in the SF Bay Area you are, but if Walnut Creek is not too far, I think I can be of help to you and your…"
Jan 27
metheniac replied to Firehead's discussion 'Date/Time Problems' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have a date problem once, just recently. My endo tried to upload my data and we discovered that the year changed from 2013 to 2012! Thus, We couldn't get the data I needed to send to the insurance for re authorization for a new transmitter.…"
Dec 6, 2013
metheniac replied to George's discussion 'Report Analysis Medtronic Enlite vs Dexcom G4' in the group Dexcom Users
"How does one view the report? I am not seeing a link."
Nov 30, 2013
metheniac liked George's discussion Report Analysis Medtronic Enlite vs Dexcom G4
Nov 30, 2013
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Artificial Pancreas may be here sooner than later!

Here is a link that talks about the FDA's new approval for guidelines for an artificial pancreas that may be available soon!http://www.medpageto day.com/Endocrinology/Diabetes/29975See More
Nov 2, 2013
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Artificial Pancreas may be here sooner than later!

Here is a link that talks about the FDA's new approval for guidelines for an artificial pancreas that may be available soon!http://www.medpageto day.com/Endocrinology/Diabetes/29975See More
Oct 29, 2013
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Artificial Pancreas may be here sooner than later!

Here is a link that talks about the FDA's new approval for guidelines for an artificial pancreas that may be available soon!http://www.medpageto day.com/Endocrinology/Diabetes/29975See More
Aug 26, 2013
Diane McDowell replied to metheniac's discussion 'G4 home button and disc fall off!' in the group Dexcom Users
"I found mine in three pieces laying in bed next to me singing away during a very sweaty , very low hypo experience. Dexcom replaced it and shipped overnight and the Sensor I had to replace. and yes it looks like tabs were broken off. Sure don't…"
Aug 5, 2013

Profile Information

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?
Support from other users (tips, news, etc. )
Date diagnosed
March 3, 1987
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Mini-med Paradigm 522

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At 4:28pm on October 23, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 3:41pm on October 18, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home metheniac.....
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, 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.
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 1:30pm on October 18, 2011, Marie B said…
At 12:24pm on October 18, 2011, 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 10:52am on October 18, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!! Any questions? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum where you will get a diversty of answers.
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 10:33am on October 18, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!
At 10:18am on October 18, 2011, catlover said…
Hi metheniac- Welcome to TuD. We know you will like it here. We offer info and support from all of our members.
 
 
 

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