Better Night's Sleep
Ten Tips to a Better Night's Sleep
People with diabetes are prone to sleep issues. Whether it's disruption of sleep due to powerful medications; complications such as neuropathy or restless leg syndrome; or your typical blood sugar high or low that wakes you in the middle of the night, a good night's sleep can sometimes be difficult to accomplish. Don't be fooled by the many sleep myths floating around — focus on the following tips to earn yourself a better night's sleep.
Reviewed by Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFNC. 9/12
As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...