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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. 

The chronicles of California, part 1

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Monday, February 6, 2012

This morning, JoEllen Reed, our West Coast sales rep, and I decided to pop in on a couple of HME providers while we’re in the San Diego area visiting HME manufacturers.

The Lyme & the coconut

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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Had dinner with my friend Kellie last night who, when I went to check my blood sugar, was reminded of her recent frustrations with the health care system.

Down the drain: $11,906 worth of insulin

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

This will break the hearts of pharmacists, HME providers and patients everywhere. The National Community Pharmacists Association put together a little something called Waste Not, Want Not.

At the diabetes center, they just roll with it

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

My diabetes checkup went better than expected. My AIC was 7.7, which is on the high side (she wants it below 7), but she was pleased overall.

Hey, Tootsie. What's your number?

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Well, after my blog the other day about how I typically just let the fine folks at the Center for Diabetes download glucose readings from my meter, I realized the meter I have been using doesn't have a download function.

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