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It's National Diabetes Month. What will you be doing to raise diabetes awareness?
I am giving donations directly or by shopping.
 
I am going to attend diabetes-related events.
 
I am taking political action.
 
I am going to share in a support group.
 
I will be improving my own management.
 
I am doing a mix of these things.
 
I will be doing something but not these things.
 
I am not planning to do anything special.
 

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by Brenda Bell
Like many of us with non-insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes, my biggest diabetes expense is test strips. In theory, test strips are covered by my insurance — but not nearly enough of them, and not for a device small enough to fit in my pocket. This means that if I want to have the option of testing when I want, where I want — or in more doctor- and road-safety-compliant terms, when and where I need to test (there has to be some proportion of...