Category Archives: Diabetes Self-Management

AskNadia: Why Doesn’t Medicare Cover the OmniPod Insulin Pump

Whys doesn’t Medicare cover the OmniPod tubeless insulin pump?  I sure wish it was covered.

Cathy Subscriber

Dear Cathy,

Medicare has their own formula for calculating what is medically necessary for medical devices, which they classify as “Durable Medical …

Global Survey Finds One in Five Feel Discriminated Against Because of Their Diabetes

CHICAGO, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Key results from the global Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs 2 study (DAWN2TM) show that one in five people with diabetes feel discriminated against because of their condition, and support from the …