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type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, LADA
Good question! I am forced by insurance and circumstances to get my supplies (strips, insulin, pump supplies, cgm suplies) from four different vendors , on four schedules. I see at least four doctors, who also don't share a system. I currently manage it all manually, having found no good comprehensive solution.

If you have a smartphone, try google calendar. You can set up reminders for various supplies and even doctor appointments

type 1 diabetes
Glen Ellyn, IL
I use google calendar and my doc office has an app called My Chart that will track your doc appointments. Phone numbers and rxs.. My Walgreens app lets me know when I need to reorder my meds

type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, LADA
One of my doctors uses MyChart, and CVS (pharmacy) has a good app, but that only manages part of the problem for me. Multiple sources makes it all more complex, and I have no choice on that part

type 1 diabetes
Queens, NY
I don't use a spreadsheet or anything like that. Thankfully most businesses have auto reminders etc. My pump supplies can't go on auto reorder so I make an event in my phone to call every month to re order. My CGM supplies are on auto order

type 1 diabetes
Queens, NY
And my pharmacy ( Duane trade/walgreens) reminds me when I need to re order my insulin and test strips.

type 1 diabetes
Queens, NY
So in short- everything is done via my email and iPhone calendar

type 2 diabetes
Lansing, MI
Appointments-phone, calendar & dr office usually calls. Phone #s on speed dial. Scripts I check weekly & when low 😀

type 2 diabetes
Lansing, MI
And endo/kidney specialist, they're connected to same hospital & I have app or portal I can message/set appts through. On same app I can see results of blood work etc

Supporting someone: type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes
Chicago, IL
my grandma

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