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Carrie's Blog (3)

Damn Insurance Companies.......

Stating to get really emotional about trying, and trying to get health insurance for the past 15 years. Only to be denied every single time. I feel like nobody cares, and the people who need this insurance the most and they're lives depend on it, cannot get it! It hurts and boggles my mind that the insurance companies deny anyone with a pre-existing condition. Sorry I am on a soapbox about this, but I am sooooo angry. I have tried to be in the Missouri health pool, and it is something like $800… Continue

Added by Carrie on October 7, 2008 at 11:35pm — 1 Comment

Type 1 diabetic pregnancies

Hi all!
Wondering if it is possible to carry a baby to term with having type 1 diabetes for 24 years. Been thinking and wondering if I am going to have children, and met a man I would seriously consider it with (love him!) Wondering if any ladies on this site had difficult pregnancies, horror stories and such. Just wondering. I would love to hear about them! Thanks!
~Carrie

Added by Carrie on October 5, 2008 at 12:12pm — 4 Comments

Hello!

Hello everyone!

My name is Carrie, and I have had type 1 diabetes for 24 years. I have not been hospitalized since I found out I had it. I have not had any medical insurance for years. I pay out of pocket to see doctors and my supplies. I was wondering if anyone could tell me a good insurance company that may cover me. I have been super curious to try the pump. I am on two injections a day. I am so glad to have found this site! Everyone i so caring, warm, and welcoming! Thanks for letting… Continue

Added by Carrie on October 4, 2008 at 4:44am — 1 Comment

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Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)


Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, has LADA)

Emily Coles (Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)

 

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