Columns by Dr. Jen Nash
November 2014: Exposing the Vicious Circle
How guilt and shame may be sabotaging your weight loss
October 2014: Overcoming Needle Phobia
Gaining relaxation and confidence to conquer your fear
June 2014: How to Gain Support for Sexual Dysfunction
Male difficulties prompted by physical and emotional causes
April 2014: Diabetes and Mental Health
Factors that could lead to depression and ways to combat it
March 2014: The Effect of Alcohol on Diabetes
Awareness includes knowing when and how to get help
February 2014: Psychological Approaches to Sleeping Well
Environment, behavior, and thoughts keys to improvement
January 2014: Diabetes and Eating Disorders
Find out the signs and causes, and test yourself
April 2013: What Do Your Thoughts Have to Do with Eating and Weight Loss?
Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to change your behavior around food.
November 2012: Why Do We Struggle in Our Relationship with Food?
The biological, psychological, and social factors behind emotional eating.
February 2011:Diabetes and Close Relationships
How to manage both.
January 2011: Diabetes Solutions, Not Resolutions
Stay on track to achieving your goals all year long.
December 2010: Managing Low Moods and Depression
Depression is a common, but often overlooked, problem.
November 2010: Managing Your Diabetes Diagnosis
A diagnosis of diabetes can trigger a grieving for your lost health.
October 2010: No One (Even You!) Lacks Motivation
Learn the secret to staying motivated.
September 2010: Your 'Relationship to Help'
Working with a diabetes counselor for your mental health
July 2010: Diabetes is Tough
Making the most of a life with diabetes
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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...