Election 2008 Presidential Candidates
The campaign trail is hot as the presidential candidates make their way from state to state, debate to debate, stumping for the almighty vote. The issues are the same but the plans are as varied as the many candidates that are all vying for the title of President of the United States. For people with diabetes, one of the issues of concern is health care rising costs, research, insurance. Who will be the one to garner your vote? Click on a name to read what a candidate has to say and decide for yourself.
We now face an opportunity and an obligation to turn the page on the failed politics of yesterday's health care debates My plan begins by covering every American.
The biggest problem with the American health care system is that it costs too much, and the way inflationary pressures are actually built into it. Businesses and families pay more and more every year to get what they often consider to be inadequate attention or poor care.
- Election day 11/4 - President-elect Barack Obama
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My diabetes is changing. Until a few years ago, my morning readings were reasonable and within the desired range of under 100 mg/dl. About two years ago, they started slipping upwards into the less-desirable but apparently not-worrisome range of 100-110 mg/dl. Now, this was what was recorded by my Abbott Freestyle Lite meter, which is known to record at the lower end of the home-glucometer variability range, but with my A1c firmly in the high 5s and low 6s, the meter's tendency to...