Do the Big Blue Test on World Diabetes Day

Do the Big Blue Test on World Diabetes Day

The Big Blue Test is a program of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF). It takes place every November 14—World Diabetes Day. People with diabetes are invited to test their blood sugar at 2 p.m. (local time), do 14 minutes of activity, test again, and share the results.

On November 14, 2010, DHF is aiming for a minimum of 100,000 views of its Big Blue Test promotional video. To help the foundation reach this goal, Roche Diabetes Care has pledged a donation for every view the video receives up to $75,000. DHF will use the donation to help the Life for a Child program, run by the International Diabetes Federation, and Insulin For Life. These two global, humanitarian organizations provide diabetes medication and supplies to children in the world's poorest countries.

Share your experiences around The Big Blue Test and World Diabetes Day here.

Last Modified Date: November 28, 2012

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by Brenda Bell
As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...
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