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As a nurse educator, I'm not a medical provider, and I'm not able to write prescriptions for diabetes supplies. But I've witnessed the hassles that patients experience with diabetes products. You may need to continuously address these types of issues with Medicare or Medicaid, with multiple insurance plans who provide varying coverage, and with different types of pharmacies. It can be challenging.
Here are some examples of the challenges I've witnessed with diabetes supplies and prescriptions:
What have your prescription challenges been, and do you have any coping tips to share?
Have a great week,
Sara J. Carlson, R.N., C.D.E.
Peggy Moreland, R.N., C.D.E.
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