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Re: [IPp] Non diabetic siblings

> Dear Carol, Marie and Sarah,
> Thank you so much for all your advice.  After speaking with her doc, and
> making phone calls ALL day (and not managing to get anything else done),
> the conclusion to this is, she has a problem, what it is has yet to be
> determined.  I can't find out whether my insurance covers it.  I have
> been back and forth with the insurance company to the point I am ready to
> scream.  If I hospitalize her (which there are no places in our area) it
> is covered.  Does it need to go to that extent is beyond me.  From
> talking to people today, she is showing signs of a compulsive
> disorder.....may be hereditary from somewhere down the line.   The rest
> they are unsure of, but she does need to be seen by somebody, it's just a
> matter of who and how much, etc....all I know is we can't afford this
> financially at all right now.  Jessy's diabetes has hurt us so much
> financially, that we can't see the light of day.  Now, this on top of it,
> is just in! sane.  I am trying so hard to find her help right now, and I
> am getting no answers from the insurance company, I'm just getting
> bounced around like a ball, going crazy and getting very depressed.
> Thanks for listening to me vent.
> Cindy, pump mom to Jessy (8) dx 1/02, Julie (3)non diab. and Trevor
> (1)non diab.>From: email @ redacted >Reply-To:


I know what you mean about the financial drain.  Last year we spent over
$5,000 out of pocket on diabetes.  I'm sure this year on the pump, it will
be more.

I have a friend with an ADHD son who, also, has a compulsive disorder.
Sorry, but they can have both.

Good Luck,
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