Early Years, Lifestyle, Medication / Medical Aides

The Year Ahead

At the end of this last year in November we were fortunate enough to have an appointment with a biochemical disease doctor, Dr Galina Nesterova, who just so happens to have a lot of experience treating people with cystinosis. It was so amazing to finally be able to talk with an expert in the field… Continue reading The Year Ahead

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Early Years, Medication / Medical Aides

Dealing With Insurance

  When it came to getting our insurance company to cover all of Elsie's medications it was pretty much a nightmare. And it seems to be that way for a lot of cystinosis families, due to the rareness of the disease and it's medications. After a couple months our insurance did finally cover all of… Continue reading Dealing With Insurance