Let's face it – no one loves testing, but it is the one tool we have to really understand our diabetes control. Testing two hours after eating, when blood sugar usually peaks, can give you a lot of information about how a particular food or meal impacts your diabetes. Today, try testing two hours post-meal every time you eat, and see what you learn.
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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...