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I have been testing lately, and I am trending high and low. I have not Been diagnosed, and I don't know how to approach my doctor. I really want a DEXCOM, but again have stopped here. HELP!!!!

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Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Newark, DE
Go to a doctor. Only way to get anything. Deacon requires a prescription.

Pre-diabetic since 2015.
Lewiston, CA
I know but I think they will deny me. My parents think I'm crazy, and I have high number and low numbers but a normal A1C. I don't really know how I should approach my doctor?

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Newark, DE
Say the same thing you posted on here! Generally they're really helpful!

Pre-diabetic since 2015.
Lewiston, CA
Ok. Can people without diabetes use a dexcom system that you know of?

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Newark, DE
Hypothetically yes, but it costs an arm and a leg depending on your insurance and unless you have chronic hypoglycemia or diabetes you probably won't be prescribed one

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
What levels are you getting?

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1999.
Atascocita, TX
Your Endo can simply see when they download your pump as to why you need one.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Newark, DE
He hasn't been diagnosed he doesn't have a pump

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1999.
Atascocita, TX
Ooh, I saw the "I am running high" part. Well, ask your PCP to be checked for D. It's better safe then sorry, also, if you're checking.. Where did you get the supplies? Dexcom costs a LOT.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Newark, DE
Yeah I have really good insurance as far as it goes and dexcom costs me like $#### a year if I were to get one

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