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Well DUH and cpap machine rental
#1
I am dumb as a box of rocks some times however looking back at my previously sleep deprived state I can cut myself a little slack.Oh-jeezOh-jeezOh-jeezOh-jeez

why oh why did it not dawn on me to rent a couple of different cpap machines to see what works best for me. Now I know this is an option I think I will rent an A10 auto and see how it compares to my current machine.
I use my PAP machine nightly and I feel great!
Updated: Philips Respironics System One (60 Series)
RemStar BiPAP Auto with Bi-FlexModel 760P -
Rise Time x3 Fixed Bi-Level EPAP 9.0 IPAP 11.5 (cmH2O)
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#2
Many DME's don't provide that as an option and rentals almost always are done due to Insurance rules and via a DME.
[size=x-small]Current Settings PS 4.0 over 10.6-18.0 (cmH2O) BiLevel Auto
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Some DME's make you sign papers that say if your Insurance won't buy out your rental due to lack of compliance that you must. I don't know if it would stand up, and my compliance rates give me nothing to worry about, but that is what I had to sign to get it! I was not as informed as I am now, at the time. I really don't like how this field of medicine is managed!!!
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Tongue Suck Technique for prevention of mouth breathing:
  • Place your tongue behind your front teeth on the roof of your mouth
  • let your tongue fill the space between the upper molars
  • gently suck to form a light vacuum
Practising during the day can help you to keep it at night

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(06-05-2015, 10:14 AM)krelvin Wrote: Many DME's don't provide that as an option and rentals almost always are done due to Insurance rules and via a DME.

I am a cash customer and no sleep doc no ins involvement.
Quote:Badges? Badges? We don't need no stinking badges.
A number of people here fit that category. Anyone with an Rx can rent a machine from at least one vendor on-line for about $100 and if you know what works for you the best you have a better tool with which to deal with a DME if you choose that route. Personally if I had to pay out of pocket to get what I really need for optimal therapy that is what I would do. Is what I did do.
I use my PAP machine nightly and I feel great!
Updated: Philips Respironics System One (60 Series)
RemStar BiPAP Auto with Bi-FlexModel 760P -
Rise Time x3 Fixed Bi-Level EPAP 9.0 IPAP 11.5 (cmH2O)
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I would be very interested to read a comparison review of the AC10 and the PR Sys1.
if you can't decide then you don't have enough data.
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(06-05-2015, 11:25 AM)MobileBasset Wrote: I would be very interested to read a comparison review of the AC10 and the PR Sys1.

I think if you look around here or use the search function you will find said comparisons. However like masks I suspect it is a very personal experience.
I use my PAP machine nightly and I feel great!
Updated: Philips Respironics System One (60 Series)
RemStar BiPAP Auto with Bi-FlexModel 760P -
Rise Time x3 Fixed Bi-Level EPAP 9.0 IPAP 11.5 (cmH2O)
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(06-05-2015, 08:25 AM)Mark Douglas Wrote: I am dumb as a box of rocks some times however looking back at my previously sleep deprived state I can cut myself a little slack.Oh-jeezOh-jeezOh-jeezOh-jeez

why oh why did it not dawn on me to rent a couple of different cpap machines to see what works best for me. Now I know this is an option I think I will rent an A10 auto and see how it compares to my current machine.

Mark,

I will let you know after a few days with the Res Med A10 Auto. I just returned a Respironics Auto P560 that I have had for 5+ Months.

See my horror story here: Rant On - DME providers - The full story


RAH
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(06-25-2015, 01:34 PM)rhandel Wrote:
(06-05-2015, 08:25 AM)Mark Douglas Wrote: I am dumb as a box of rocks some times however looking back at my previously sleep deprived state I can cut myself a little slack.Oh-jeezOh-jeezOh-jeezOh-jeez

why oh why did it not dawn on me to rent a couple of different cpap machines to see what works best for me. Now I know this is an option I think I will rent an A10 auto and see how it compares to my current machine.

Mark,

I will let you know after a few days with the Res Med A10 Auto. I just returned a Respironics Auto P560 that I have had for 5+ Months.

See my horror story here: Rant On - DME providers - The full story


RAH

RAH's link didn't come thru, but you can find the thread here: http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-...full-story?
-Ailu
Reformed CPAP Outlaw
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