New Year's 2011
- With 2010 nearly behind us and the potential of 2011 ahead, our dLife Viewpoints and Expert Columnists and Blogabetes Bloggers take a look back and offer their thoughts and memories on the most important diabetes events of the past year. Take a look at what they had to say about 2010.
- Did the 2010 holidays weigh you down more than you wanted? dLife Viewpoints Columnist Ilene Raymond Rush shares her advice about giving yourself the gift of good health that will last all year. Here's to a happy and healthy new year!
- Many people are feeling their lowest during the winter and/or holiday season. That makes for a very unhappy new year and can be the start of another year of poor diabetes management. Don't start 2011 in the doldrums. Let Expert Columnist Jen Nash shows you how to wrangle those thoughts and manage the low moods.
- With the start of a new year, comes motivation for change. If you are looking to get back on the right path with your diabetes management, these 10 small steps can help get you there.
- Getting into an exercise regimen doesn't have to be daunting. Start by walking.
- Making resolutions is a New Year's tradition, but why do we often fail to comply? dLife Expert Columnist Janis Roszler talks about why we don't keep our resolutions and what to do about it.
- If you do find your resolutions have already fallen by the wayside, Janis Roszler is back to say, "Banish the Guilt!"
- As 2010 comes to a close, Mommy Meter columnist Deanna Glick is determined to get back in control of her diabetes management. Read "A Dose of My Own Discipline."
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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...