Amy Tenderich's Bio
Amy Tenderich was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in May 2003. After living overseas and many years of PR/marketing work for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley, she is currently a freelance writer and consultant in the health and diabetes industries. She is co-author of the new diabetes handbook, Know Your Numbers, Outlive Your Diabetes and recent winner of the LillyforLife Achievement Award for Diabetes Journalism. Based in San Francisco, Amy is also a full-time mom. She tells it like it is as the diabetes Patient-Pundit. Read more of her stuff at her unusual blog http://www.diabetesmine.com.
Vegetarian Cheese Pasta Pie Skinny Waldorf Salad Banana and Peach Shake Thai Chicken with Plums Louisiana Style Gumbo with Chicken and Shrimp Black Eyed and Green Pea Salad Cheesy Corn Pudding Fruit and Yogurt Treats Grilled Greek Vegetables Orange Beef and Pepper Stir Fry Salad
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...