Spring Style Special
By Julia Telfer
dLife Staff Writer
Thanks to years of research and modern technology, we've come a long way in understanding and treating diabetes. Despite how far we've come, the day-to-day management -- and all of the supplies that come with it -- can feel like a burden. If your medical supplies have ever made you feel self-conscious or uncomfortable, you're not alone. Not only are there less invasive treatment options available today, there are also a plethora of diabetes lifestyle products out there to help you stay in control of your diabetes while your personal style shines through.
We've put together a fashion show of diabetes lifestyle products -- jewelry, bags, pump pouches, sharps containers, clothing, and more -- inspired and created by real people living with diabetes. Whether you're shopping for yourself or a loved one, there's plenty of style to go around this spring. Check it out.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Roll-Ups Grilled Tuna Salad with Wasabi-Ginger Vinaigrette Snow Peas with Water Chestnuts and Bamboo Shoots Chinese Chicken Salad with Peanut Dressing Cocoa Cupcakes German Style Beef Roast Bacon & Boursin Cheese Puff Pastry Quesadillas with Goat Cheese and Salsa Crab Casserole With Eggs Hot Spiced Apple Cider
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...