Monday, April 13, 2015

Continued battle for Humalog.....I swear this isn't going to ever end

I got a phone call today from Land of Lincoln Health customer service supervisor Gina and I was very impressed with what she had to say to me.  She received my official complaint I filed last Friday with the other supervisor, who twice promised to call me back and didn't follow through, but did call me back Friday at the end of the day.

She stated she had read all the times I have called, all the times my case has been dropped, all the b.s. they have put me through and hopefully will get somewhere with this claim other than a flat out, no we arent going to help you and you cant appeal because we arent giving you an official denial.  THAT is what I was told last Friday.  Awesome right?

Friday, April 10, 2015

Dexcom Introduces Apps That Enable the First Ever Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) on the Apple Watch™

Info here on Dexcom's webpage:

http://www.dexcom.com/news/dexcom-continuous-glucose-monitoring-cgm-apple-watch

Let the war begin......

I have officially declared war again Land Of Lincoln Health in Illinois.

Again, today, I called Land of Lincoln Health and again I was transferred three times, two to the wrong department all together.  Finally got the supervisor on the phone who has twice promised to call me back and neither time called be back.  She apologized for the inconvenience, which I clearly stated to her that fighting for the insulin I need is more than just a simple inconvenience.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

How to view your Dexcom Share data on an Andoid device

Thanks to the nightscout guys here are the directions/instructions: https://github.com/StephenBlackWasAlreadyTaken/xDrip/wiki/xDrip-with-Dexcom-Share

Tornado Warnings and Power Outages

73 degrees outside and we are in a Torndao watch, I really don't like Midwest Spring scary weather season = power outages! #diabetesproblems #diabetes

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

When you get out of your vehicle at work in just the wrong way

It happened again.  I moved just the right way when I got out of my Jeep at work today.

BAM horrible stabbing terrific pain in the side of my butt where my infusion set was!  Holy CRAP does that freakin hurt!

This sort of thing happens to me without fail when I wear sets in my legs which is why I was forced to stop using my legs.

I somehow with my awesome graceful talented self managed to bend the cannula inside the fat on my butt to the point where it was stabbing the living daylights out of me.  Its days like this I wish I had more fat on my butt so this wouldn't happen (I am only of those people with not much for a butt, LOL trust me having a scrawny butt isn't all its cracked up to be, thank my genetics for that I suppose).

The only way I can describe this pain is like a constant bee sting that you cannot stop until you yank the pump site out. Its great you should try it some time.  I am just always amazed at how bad that tiny little piece of plastic can hurt.

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