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What prevents you from getting the tests recommended to help manage your diabetes?
I don't have a doctor directing my diabetes care.
 
I have a doctor, but he/she didn't recommend additional screenings.
 
I can't afford all the tests I need.
 
I don't have time to get all my screenings.
 
I don't have transportation to get to my screenings.
 
Too overwhelming/ can't remember all the exams I need.
 
I don't know which tests I need to take.
 
I don't see a need for some tests.
 
I am on top of all the tests my doctor recommends.
 

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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...