dLife Expert Columns - Dr. Rubin
Are You Getting the Diabetes Care You Need?
Dr. Rubin discusses ways to keep you and your medical providers on the same page.
Vacationing with Diabetes
Dr. Rubin emphasizes the need to continue monitoring your diabetes during vacations.
Do You Have the Low Blood Sugar Blues?
Recognizing and controlling your blood lows is essential part of successfully managing diabetes.
Do You Have "Psychological Insulin Resistance"?
Get the facts about insulin use before you decide against incorporating it into your lifestyle.
Diabetes and Depression – What's the Connection?
Understanding link between diabetes and depression key in maintaining emotional health.
Master Weight Loss: Find Your Reason to Lose
Weight loss goals easier to obtain when you make it personal.
Identify and tackle your stressors to keep blood sugar low and diabetes under control.
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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...