AskNadia: Why Medicare Covers Some Insulin Pumps

I was thinking about getting an insulin pump, but I am worried that Medicare will not cover it. Why does Medicare cover insulin pumps for some people and not for others? Barbara Florida Dear Barbara, Insulin pumps are covered under Medicare if you meet their insulin pump management criteria, insulin antibody test or C-Peptide test. If you are thinking about getting an insulin pump, this

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AskNadia: Fasting High Blood Sugars & The Dawn Phenomenon

Hi Nadia, I have had Type 2 diabetes for ten years and I control it with diet and exercise. My fasting sugar levels are always high. My sugar level will not go down. What do I need to do to bring my fasting blood sugar level down? Thank you, Jack Dear Jack: I am assuming that when you say fasting blood sugar, you mean your

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Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup: Recent Research-11/30

If you’re like us, you had a busy Thanksgiving weekend and and even busier post-Thanksgiving week. What better way to recharge than by catching up on the cutting-edge research that’s been published recently. We’ve got you covered with the latest Diabetes Health podcasts and news. Happy Reading! AskNadia: Struggling With Type 2 Diabetes & My A1c Type 2 Diabetes: How to Manage the Dawn Phenomenon Diabetes

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