"Did you ever get a group to meet up in Western MA? I'd be interested, though it looks like your attempt was awhile ago. I'd be coming from the far west (Monterey, MA) but could travel as far as the Pioneer Valley to meet other folks to…"
Ruth, just saw your question about symlin in the pump. Don't know how long ago you posted it! I did try it in the second pump, and it worked fine. The very low basal required had no effect, and a "7u" bolus (if I remember right) worked fine with a meal.
But, i found having 2 pumps hanging off my belt to be a PITB, so I stopped. I might try it again, as I keep forgetting to carry those stupid pens with me.
Oh, but my doctor did write a letter of medical necessity to HPHC prior the approval. Perhaps you could request that from your Dr? It cannot hurt to try, right? I have heard great things about HPHC and their coverage for CGMS.
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