Daniel Trecroci columns
Diabetes and the 2008 Presidental Election
Where does your candidate stand on the issues?
Dogs Trained to Detect Hypos Could be Lifesavers
Special service can require much time, money.
Studies Say Pig Islets Good Source of Insulin
Cross transplantation may mean limitless supply.
Diabetes ‘Power Couple’ Announces a Marriage of Technologies
Medtronic and Lifescan unite in latest monitoring gadget.
New Non-Injectable/Non-Inhalable Insulin Formulations in the Works
One product getting favorable reviews in clinical trial.
Technology Conference Highlights the Future of Diabetes Care
Potential changes help patients and doctors alike.
You and Your Thyroid
Why every person with diabetes should get it examined.
Anticipating High and Low BGs with BGAT
Training program teaches inner detective skills.
It's not just about the A1C any more.
With Oral Type 2 Meds, Newer Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better
Effectiveness, cost makes older agents good contenders in treatment.
Avandia Story Heats Up
Will doctors and patients pay a price?
Waiting to Exhale - Part 2
Trials continue as new products press their way to market.
Waiting to Exhale - Part 1
Will Exubera find new life as a type 2 insulin?
Weight Loss at What Cost?
OTC drug comes with unflattering gastrointestinal side effects.
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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...