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Save Money on Diabetic Supplies

10 Ways to Save Money on Diabetic Supplies The cost of diabetic supplies is increasing. The American Diabetes Association estimates the cost of diabetes to be $13,700 per year.¹ The question we hear most from customers is, “How can I save money on diabetic supplies?” Here are our 10 ways to help you save money on diabetic supplies.  Don’t […]

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Free Test Strips

Free test strips for diabetes are nearly impossible to find. Test strips are the most expensive part of testing blood sugar. Most manufacturers give away free meters, but this doesn’t help if you can’t afford test strips. In the past, there were organizations that provided free test strips, but demand was so high that they […]

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Using Expired Test Strips

Using expired test strips can save you a lot of money, but are they accurate? This is an important question for diabetics who can not afford new test strips or for those who want to know their old test strips are still safe. We tested several brands of test strips that had been expired between […]

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Diabetes Among Native Americans

Diabetes among Native Americans has increased as an astonishing rate. At first thought it might seem as though diseases and medical conditions would have a relatively similar, if not the same, impact on diverse populations of people without any great variance. However, this notion has been refuted in any number of cases. Certain diseases are […]

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Health Care Reform Will Affect People with Diabetes

The Health Care Reform Will Affect People with Diabetes. Securing national health care coverage in the United States has been an elusive goal throughout the course of many presidential administrations. In 2010, the vision of such a program became reality with the passage of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). This achievement, according […]

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Psychological Issues Surrounding Diabetes

Patients with diabetes may face psychological issues surrounding their diabetes. They encounter much more than the physical symptoms and impact of their condition on their health and wellbeing. When a person is diagnosed with diabetes, a carefully tailored treatment plan based on a standard protocol is crafted for each patient. The standard protocol for treating […]

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