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Nice to meet you all. I've had diabetes since #### type 2 and most of my family has type 1. I will be attending the Call to Congress with the American Diabetes Association any concerns I should bring to the table? Other then affordable insulin?

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Living with type 1 diabetes since 1999.
Manhattan, NY
Nice to meet you! Thanks for getting involved, we really appreciate it :D If you can, can you bring up pre-existing conditions?

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2005.
Jersey City, NJ
Yes that is definitely something I had in mine!

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1994.
Lancaster, NY
better coverage for cgms??

I'm a mom supporting a child with type 1 diabetes since 2012.
San Antonio, TX
Home health nursing care for children /parents who struggle with control ! Not fair a simple gastrointestinal tube kid can get nursing care but not a child who has several blood sugar checks administration and carb counts, danger of possible lows! Thank you so much for being an advocate!

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1985.
Unknown Location
Yes!! That ALL Pump and CGM supplies should be considered preventive just like ALL type 2 medications in tablet form!! Type 1 isn't preventable and yet costs more than Type 2 medications. Type 1 use to be called Juvenile Diabetes but how can Juveniles afford the cost of insulin and now pump and CGM supplies that have been shown to provide better care to not only type 1's but type 2's as well!

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2005.
Jersey City, NJ
Thank you so much I will definitely bring up all your points! Being an advocate has been a wonderful experience! Please keep me posted with any other concerns!

I'm a dad supporting a child with type 1 diabetes. supporting someone with type 2 diabetes.
Tel Aviv, ISR
When is this call happening?

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2005.
Jersey City, NJ
As we speak I am heading to Washington, my congressional meeting will be tomorrow! I am preparing now

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