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Do you wear medical identification jewelry for your diabetes?
Yes, a bracelet.
 
Yes, a necklace.
 
No, but I carry a wallet card or other written ID.
 
No, I don't have anything.
 

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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...