Diabetes Alert Day
March 25, 2014 is Diabetes Alert Day!
American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Alert Day is held every year on the fourth Tuesday of March to call attention to diabetes and to encourage everyone to find out if they are at risk. While diabetes is often a hereditary condition, it is still possible to develop diabetes even if you have no known history of it in your family. In addition, type 2 diabetes is often preventable through regular medical checkups and a healthy lifestyle.
Find out if you are at risk by taking the Type 2 Risk Assessment and then read more below about what you can do to prevent or manage type 2 diabetes.
Asparagus with Dill and Pine Nuts Cinnamon Butter Topping (Dairy) Roasted Pepper and Caper Stuffed Chicken Breasts Herbed French Bread Hot Spiced Tea Balsamic Beet Puree Dijon Glazed Carrots Crepe Cups With Gingered Fruit Mock Meatballs Apple Cherry Gelatin Salad
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...