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Insurance/Costs from 1998

  1. Would it be wise for the school nurse to have a "glucagon shot" syringe at school in case my 17 year old daughter should need it? (29 Dec 1998)
  2. Approximately two hours ago, my daughter was diagnosed. My husband and I are considered "low" income and are uninsured. (29 Nov 1998)
  3. I am appalled at how the insurance companies refuse to cover certain items of necessity. (18 Oct 1998)
  4. Are there any ways to help pay for the pump? I am fighting with the insurance companies and not getting very far. (15 Sep 1998)
  5. Can you give me some advice on how to get my HMO to cover Glucagon? (11 Aug 1998)
  6. I would like to know where I can get the cheapest strips for my meter. (2 Aug 1998)
  7. Our daughter will be graduating from school in 2 years and will no longer be insured by our policy. (23 Jul 1998)
  8. What are the chances that people with diabetes can swing psychological counseling bills? (23 Jul 1998)
  9. I have a friend who is a diabetic. She had went to the social security office and was denied. (21 Jul 1998)
  10. Recently my health insurance company took the Lilly insulin, which my daughter takes, off of their preferred formulary list. (18 Jul 1998)
  11. My husband wants to have our four year old checked for antibodies to see if he might be pre-diabetic. (18 Jul 1998)
  12. I'd like to be able to better manage my diabetes but find it hard just paying for insulin and syringes. (17 Jun 1998)
  13. Where could I find a health insurance company for diabetics? (12 Jun 1998)
  14. Help! I'm a private-pay patient in need of inexpensive glucose monitoring strips for my major brand of meter. (11 Jun 1998)
  15. Recently my health insurance company took Lilly insulin, which my daughter currently takes, off of their preferred formulary list. (24 May 1998)
  16. Has any diabetes organization put out of report on health insurance companies? (10 May 1998)
  17. My 16 year old daughter was just recently diagnosed. My insurance company only covers the insulin. (3 Apr 1998)
  18. I am on Medicare but can not get strips paid for because I am not insulin dependent. (2 Apr 1998)
  19. I need a discount program or something for the medications my diabetic husband takes. (22 Mar 1998)
  20. I want to do an exchange with an American or Canadian but I don't know how to manage with the insurance. (11 Mar 1998)
  21. Does anyone offer insurance to people like me? (9 Mar 1998)
  22. Any help in finding out if supplies are covered by any new law would be helpful. (9 Mar 1998)
  23. I am seeking resources for affordable test strips for my blood glucose meter. (23 Feb 1998)
  24. What is the situation of foreign students in the USA? Can they receive free insulin? (31 Jan 98)

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