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Username Post: UPDATE!Thoughts and prayers if you can spare them        (Topic#324644)
scrappydappydoodler 
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01-06-13 09:19 PM - Post#4037522    

Went to the doc Friday for A1C's and all that good stuff. Good news is that my cholesterol and A1C's are down. Bad news...my Metformin is making my kidneys not do their job. I don't know what the numbers mean but she said I went from a .9 to a 2.2 and that was bad. So she put me on Levemir. It's a long acting insulin. I take one shot at night between 8-9. Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers. I don't have insurance and the meds are expensive. I go Monday to apply for help to get my meds for free from a diabetes program here in town. Hope I can get it or I'm screwed. Thanks everyone.


I qualified for free insulin. Now we have to wait for the company to send it. Could take a while but doc gave me a couple of bottles so should be good.
I also qualified for what is called a RESTAT card. It gets me a free meter and it pays for strips every month. It has a $2 copay and will pay up to $300. It's good for a year and then I would have to re-apply.

 
carpe scrapum 
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01-06-13 10:44 PM - Post#4037530    
    In response to scrappydappydoodler

Aw Carmen, I'm so sorry girl. You know you got my prayers sweetie. Can they figure out if there is permanent damage? I'm sending prayers your way for good news on the help side too. Please let us know what happens, k?

 
michann 
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01-06-13 11:04 PM - Post#4037532    
    In response to carpe scrapum

sending prayers

 
scrappinmamma 
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01-07-13 12:45 AM - Post#4037538    
    In response to michann

Oh Carmen,

I am definitely saying prayers for you!

 
scrappydappydoodler 
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01-07-13 01:09 AM - Post#4037548    
    In response to scrappinmamma

Thanks guys. Doc wants to do blood work again in 8 weeks to see what the numbers are.

 
qaustriangirl 
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01-07-13 03:27 AM - Post#4037552    
    In response to scrappydappydoodler

Sending prayers and good thoughts that you get better soon!

 
RedSquirrel 
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01-07-13 04:05 AM - Post#4037568    
    In response to qaustriangirl

and Keep us in touch?

 
kaleidoscope 
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01-07-13 07:04 AM - Post#4037584    
    In response to RedSquirrel

Hope you can get it worked out.

 
Beth Ann 
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01-07-13 07:38 AM - Post#4037600    
    In response to kaleidoscope

you're in my prayers.

 
3 Little Ladies 
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01-07-13 10:31 AM - Post#4037698    
    In response to Beth Ann

I hope your numbers improve with the new medicine.

 
scrapanda 
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01-07-13 11:13 AM - Post#4037744    
    In response to 3 Little Ladies

Sending prayers!

 
MindySue 
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01-07-13 01:05 PM - Post#4037802    
    In response to scrapanda

best wishes for you

 
RedSquirrel 
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01-07-13 01:24 PM - Post#4037822    
    In response to MindySue

How did you get on with the application Carmen?

 
rottiefan 
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01-07-13 01:29 PM - Post#4037830    
    In response to RedSquirrel

Sure thing!

 
FloridaScrapper 
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01-07-13 04:58 PM - Post#4037946    
    In response to rottiefan

good luck getting assistance!! keep us posted

 
scrappydappydoodler 
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01-07-13 08:53 PM - Post#4037988    
    In response to FloridaScrapper

Rosey, I have to go back tomorrow. She wasn't there today. I will keep everyone updated. Thanks to all of you for your thoughts and prayers.

 
Luvmyvespa 
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01-07-13 09:31 PM - Post#4038006    
    In response to scrappydappydoodler

I hope it goes well tomorrow! I will say a prayer for you!

 
scrappydappydoodler 
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01-08-13 06:22 PM - Post#4038326    
    In response to Luvmyvespa

Update

 
3 Little Ladies 
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01-08-13 06:35 PM - Post#4038332    
    In response to scrappydappydoodler

That's great news.

 
carpe scrapum 
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01-08-13 06:46 PM - Post#4038336    
    In response to 3 Little Ladies

That's great news! Now let's gets those numbers straightened out girl!

 
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