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Re: [IP] Re: What you don't know...



I thought all ins. paid for durable medical now.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Lehman" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2010 3:11 AM
Subject: RE: [IP] Re: What you don't know...


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> Agreed, I consider it control when I catch my low in time and when I lower
> my highs in good time, and when the times within range are more than they
> are out of range. Crazy disease. BTW I may have to go back to MDI. My
> insurance doesn't cover the pump and my doc doesn't know how to work with 
> a
> pump. Can't find an endo that takes my insurance. She just told me if I 
> want
> to keep the insurance I have (California, Monterey County MIA)I have to go
> off the pump. I was on shots last year for 2 months and it almost killed 
> me.
> Paul TI 2/1981 @21yo MM515
>
> On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 16:20:25 -0500 Roselea & CM Peterson wrote:
>
>
>> >Lies, I tell you!
>> >Control is a lie.
>>
>> Control is VERY difficult.  And, even when you think you've finally
>> got it all figured out, it CHANGES!
>
>
> I couldn't agree more, CONTROL is difficult. Things keep changing,
> espiecally
> basal rates as
> soon as I think I've had 2 or 3 good days it is back all over the place. I
> have
> given up formal
> basal testing, I just tweak. How does one predict how much exercise one
> will do
> in 2 hours in
> order to reduce basals??  I can't.
>
> As for food, carb counting is at best an approximation, how ripe is this
> apple,
> how dense is
> this bread slice, I wiegh everything but still go all over the place. Plus
> gluten free foods are
> even more ununiform.
>
> Sorry for my rant. Life is better with the pump & BG testing monitors, but
> not
> today, after my
> set change my BG shot up, bad set??, seems to be coming down now after I
> stuck
> another
> set in,  but I hate that & it's my birthday!
>
> Annabella T1 for 49 years now, Animas 1250 since 2/2007
> .
.
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