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Does your health insurance meet your diabetes needs?
Yes, my health insurance covers all of my diabetes needs.
 
My health insurance covers most of my needs, but I still have to cover a few things out of pocket.
 
My health insurance covers some of my diabetes treatment needs, but I have to pay for a substantial portion out of pocket.
 
I am on Medicare and/or Medicaid.
 
I don't have health insurance.
 

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by Brenda Bell
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...