Diabetes Gift Guide
People with diabetes are more than their diabetes. They are first and foremost people, each with talents and interests unique to them. But if you are looking to give someone with diabetes the gift of encouragement and good health, here are some traditional and not-so-traditional ideas to help get you started.
Cheese and Vegetable Rarebit Vegetable-Cheese Scones Balsamic Carrots Southwestern Omelet Pineapple Sesame Dressing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Vegetable Fried Rice Soy Lemon Pork Chops Filete de Cerdo (Pork Tenderloin Caribbean) Apple Pumpkin Cake
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...