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The CDC recently announced 21 million Americans now have diabetes. What do you think is the primary reason behind the diabetes surge?
Fast food/junk food culture
 
A less-active lifestyle
 
Not enough spent on diabetes research
 
Not enough spent on preventative health care
 
Economic barriers to healthy diet and exercise
 
None of these
 

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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...