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Re: [IP] Enlite Sensors



 Jean, my supply comes in vials of 25; 2 of them in a box. Supplier can include
the total of 12 strips/day by sending the extra strips. That's what the pharmacy
here does. Not sending less than the script shows.

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Phyllis 

 > On Aug 30, 2014, at 8:11 AM, Jean Roseman
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> I too find that when the Enlites are off, they are very, very off. I think it
> has to do with blood sugars being stable or unstable. If my blood sugar is
 > rising after a meal or at any time, the number can be as much as 100 off. As
to
 > its accuracy, I am sometimes pleasantly surprised to find it is spot on.
Mostly
> though it is usually off by a significant amount, and I rely on it only for
> trends. I never trust it to input insulin. I always check with my meter.
> 
> .....which brings me to another topic. Yesterday I picked up my three month
 > supply of One-Touch strips. Based on my tests, my endo had prescribed 9
strips a
 > day. Medicare changed it to 8. Do the math: 8 X 90 days = 720. I was given
700
 > strips. I realize they can't go in and open a package, especially now that
they
 > come in packages of 100. But I know that One Touch has in the past done 10
and
> 25 strip containers. So, the next time my endo runs my strip usage, I will be
 > using less because I have less and that doesn't account for those times I get
an
> error and lose the use of a strip.
> 
 > Isn't is ironic that there are millions of dollars in Medicare fraud that
they
 > can't keep up with, but they think they can save real money by cutting our
use
> of strips!
> 
> Jean Roseman
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Aug 30, 2014, at 6:16 AM, insulin-pumpers-digest
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> insulin-pumpers-digest    Saturday, August 30 2014    Volume 13 : Number 544
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> PLEASE edit the subject line of your reply messages.
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>> This issue of the digest contains:
>> Re: [IP] for Cheryl McQ
>> Re: [IP] for Cheryl McQ
>> Re: [IP] for Cheryl McQ
>> [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V13 #543
>> Re: [IP] for Cheryl McQ
>> [IP] for Cheryl
>> [IP] Enlite Woes
>> [IP] Enlite Sensors
>> [IP] Discovery of insulin by Philip Bliss
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>> 
>> Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:55:45 -0400 (EDT)
>> From: email @ redacted
>> Subject: Re: [IP] for Cheryl McQ
>> 
>> I'm going to turn 49 Sept 29
>> Cheryl McQ
>> 
>> 
>> In a message dated 8/28/2014 4:59:15 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
>> email @ redacted writes:
>> 
>> Cheryl  McQ - just curious....how old are you now?  When I was in my
>> thirties,  I am now 61, an endo told me I would be dead by the time I would
>> be  40.  Of course, I was not in complete control at that time.  But  this
>> did not say much for his bedside manner and I only saw him a couple  of
>> time.  Live and learn.  That's what we, long timers, have  done.
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 1:17 PM,  <
>> email @ redacted>  wrote:
>> 
>>> Thank you. When I was first diagnosed I was 8 and I  got off the school
>>> bus and
>>> the neighbor opened her bedroom  window and told me I was going to die
>>> soon. Not
>>> a good start  in the diabetic world. I'm doing much better.
>>> Cheryl  McQ
>>> 
>>> Sent from AOL Mobile Mail
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Richard  <email @ redacted>
>>> To: IP  <email @ redacted>
>>> Sent: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 10:54  PM
>>> Subject: Re: [IP] for Cheryl  McQ
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> <div  id="AOLMsgPart_1_746954d2-160e-4359-8045-6d91a50dc40f"
>> style="margin:
>>> 0px;font-family: Tahoma, Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif;font-size:  
>> 12px;color:
>>> #000;background-color: #fff;">
>> <tt>As unfortunate as it is to become
>>> diabetic, if
>>> one is careful about managing
>>> the illness they stand a good chance of having a healthy life outliving
>>> many of
>>> their non diabetic compatriots.
>>> Richard
>>> Sent from my iPad
>>> 
>>>> On Aug 27, 2014, at 6:35 PM,
>>> <a
>>> href="mailto:email @ redacted">
>>> email @ redacted
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Signe, your comments to our Endo are priceless. I guess maybe diabetes
>>> did
>>>> check with me somehow - my personality and traits make it somewhat easy
>>> to
>>>> deal with D. I'm anal-retentive, detail oriented, organized, overly
>>>> self-disciplined (raised in a ballet studio) and stubborn. Of course
>>> those
>>>> same traits make it difficult for me to deal with many of the healthcare
>>>> providers out there who diss us and think we can't do a good job.B  Oh
>>>> well....
>>>> 
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> 
>>>> From: "cheryljean929 aol com"
>>>> <<a
>>> href="mailto:email @ redacted">
>>> email @ redacted>
>>>> To: email @ redacted (mailto:email @ redacted) 
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6:21:08 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [IP] for Cheryl McQ
>>>> 
>>>> Thank you Signe you are so right
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from AOL Mobile Mail
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Signe Myhren <<a
>>> href="mailto:email @ redacted">
>>> email @ redacted>
>>>> To: IP <email @ redacted
>>> _ (mailto:email @ redacted) >
>>>> Sent: Fri, Aug 22, 2014 07:46 AM
>>>> Subject: [IP] for Cheryl McQ
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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>>>> #000;background-color: #fff;">
>> <tt>Cheryl -
>>>> 
>>>> B You had every right to have had a terrible attitude towards your Type
>> I
>>>> diabetes, following your parents' separation!
>>>> 
>>>> B I once said to my endo "The trouble with Type I diabetes is that,
>>> before it
>>>> B strikes, it doesn't check to see if its intended victim will have the
>>>> emotional,
>>>> intellectual and financial resources necessary to manage it!" She
>>> thoroughly
>>>> agreed!
>>>> 
>>>> Signe
>>>> 
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