I looked it up on WebMD and it said something about blood supply being less. I had to go ahead a bbuy the aid on my own at costco...$2095.00 for two. I only wear them when I go into meet and mingle with people. Sure is nice to hear better again.View Thread
Hi, I've been pumping for about 16 yrs now. My pump is the Medtronic Minimed. It's the only one Kaiser Permanente will help pay for. I do like it very much. It's better than 5-6 shots a day and my latest A1c was 6.4. Only problem is I have a profound hearing loss so the "beep" warning is useless to me and the "vibration" warning is too as I wear it on the outside of my pants at the waist and can't feel it. I guess I could stuff it someplace else...LOL.View Thread
Hi Julie, I've been type 1 for nearly 28 yrs now. I am H G U also. It's not much fun. I have been down in the low 30's before I realize something isn't right with me. A few times I've been in the high 20" too. I mainly get a little mental confusion so when I finally figure out to test my BG I'm in a real danger zone. I always test before I drive my car as it scares the heck out of me. 1life2livefor is right on when she says to look for "other" symtoms and I say look for some new unusual ones too as we don't all have the "traditional" symtoms. Hope this helps.View Thread
I've been a type 1 for 27 yrs and I need a hearing aid. The audiologist says my particular hearing loss (over 50% loss) is caused by my diabetes. My HMO won't cover an aid for me. Is it possible to have a hearing loss from diabetes? and then doesn't this make it a "medical" need? I'm on the pump and they cover that!View Thread
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