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What health insurance hurdles are most often in your way?
They won't cover all/any of my test strips.
12%
They denied insulin pump coverage.
0%
They denied CGM coverage.
8%
Their invoices are confusing.
8%
The meds I need aren't covered/fully paid for.
20%
Every new prescription is a new battle.
0%
I don't have coverage - I was denied.
4%
I have inadequate coverage.
8%
I've got no complaints.
40%
Total votes are 25
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by Brenda Bell
My diabetes is changing. Until a few years ago, my morning readings were reasonable and within the desired range of under 100 mg/dl. About two years ago, they started slipping upwards into the less-desirable but apparently not-worrisome range of 100-110 mg/dl. Now, this was what was recorded by my Abbott Freestyle Lite meter, which is known to record at the lower end of the home-glucometer variability range, but with my A1c firmly in the high 5s and low 6s, the meter's tendency to...