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Re: [IP] Insurance and your rights



Hi Bobbi,
YMMV means Your Mileage May Vary. I scratched my head too for a week or so
when I first joined.
Bill
----- Original Message -----
From: Bobbi L Greer <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 2:07 PM
Subject: [IP] Insurance and your rights


> I am a type 2 diabetic , 50 yrs old and was dxd in 1986 at age 37. My
diabetes
> was caused by a pituitary tumor which caused acromegaly and  so on. I was
on
> pills-alot- up to 1 1/2 yrs ago when my doctor put me on insulin. Couldn't
get
> my BS under control. I have been on the MM508 pump now for going on 5
months
> soon.  My A1C has gone from 10.6 to 8.4 and BS now around between 95 and
135.
> Can;t wait to see what my A1C is now.  My doctor writes my prescription
for 4
> bottles a month of insulin and test strips of 300 a month (test between
6-9
> times a day).  I use less than the 4 bottles a month, about 2 1/2 a month
and
> 250 strips, but sometimes I do need more and both my doctor and my
insurance
> want me to have what I need to control my diabetes. Don't let any
insurance
> company or pharmacy play doctor. If they have a problem they need to speak
to
> your doctor.  They are cheating you but also keeping you from managing
your
> diabetes and they don't have the right. I totally agree with Michael.
>
> I also am trying the quick sets and so far love them.  I have a problem
with a
> rash and the tape sticking when I get hot. I live in Arizona.  I also just
got
> the Accu-Chek Complete and the software for my computer for the meter. It
is
> great.
>
> What does YMMV mean. Thanks.
>
> Bobbi L. Greer
> Pension Services
> Plan Administrator/Trust Accountant
> Phone:602-200-1861
> Fax:     602-626-1815
> Email: email @ redacted
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