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To pass out candy or not?

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Another Halloween, another moral battle with myself. I won't keep you in suspense. I lost. This year, I will once again be handing out seasonal tattoos but instead of supplementing the tattoos with, say, pretzels, I opted for candy (Nerds, in case you're wondering). Sigh.

A big pain in the ... arm

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Looking for a new product area to delve into? I have two words for you: pain management.

Nipro provides retail options

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10/11/2012

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nipro Diagnostics, a manufacturer and marketer of diabetes products and supplies, has launched a new line of ancillary products that gives providers more retail options.

CMS scrutinizes diabetes bids

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09/28/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine – When it comes to awarding contracts in the national mail order bid for diabetes supplies, CMS may be doing its homework this time around, industry stakeholders say.

Wanted: Endorsers and influencers

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09/25/2012

SAN DIEGO – BodyMedia popped onto the HME radar screen recently when it announced that it would use $12 million in new funding to expand into the diabetes and sleep markets.

BodyMedia seeks endorsers and influencers

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09/14/2012

SAN DIEGO – BodyMedia popped onto the HME radar screen recently when it announced that it would use $12 million in new funding to expand into the diabetes and sleep markets.

'Rubber stamp' approach leads to denials for diabetes claims

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09/14/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine – When it comes to the staggering error rates for diabetes test strips, providers say don't blame them.

Lucky 13

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

I recently marked a rather unusual anniversary. As of late August, I have had Type 1 diabetes for 13 long, finger-pricking, needle-sticking years. Thirteen years of carb counting and insurance co-pays. Thirteen years since I drank lemonade or had sugar in my coffee. 

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