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  1. Persistence Triumphs: Getting Medicare to Cover My CGM


    My name is Laura Siner. I am 67 years old and live in Columbia, MD. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in June 1970. When I first diagnosed some 45 years ago, the only tools available to people with type 1 diabetes were a very strict diet and exercise. The only clinic in the […]

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  2. The Path of Greatest Resistance


    As a diabetic (yes, I am comfortable self-applying that label despite some of its connotations) I learned early on what it feels like to be in a situation where I might be facing my own mortality. Maybe it’s all in our head, but long before I knew phrases like “double arrows down,” taken from the […]

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  3. The Highs and Lows of T1D

    Charlie and Harry

    At least Harry doesn’t have cancer Why comparisons don’t work and aren’t very helpful After a diagnosis with type 1 diabetes, did anyone ever tell you, “At least you don’t (or your child doesn’t) have cancer?” Regarding our son Harry, it was insensitive comment #3, just below, “Have you heard of the green shake? It […]

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  4. An Interview with Kevin Sayer, CEO of Dexcom


    Many of us jumped for joy at the recent news regarding the Dexcom Share systems approval for use. I just received mine, and I’m thrilled with it! I recently had the chance to talk with Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer to ask him a few questions about it. Who would you say would be the target […]

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