Better Night's Sleep
Ten Tips to a Better Night's Sleep
People with diabetes are prone to sleep issues. Whether it's disruption of sleep due to powerful medications; complications such as neuropathy or restless leg syndrome; or your typical blood sugar high or low that wakes you in the middle of the night, a good night's sleep can sometimes be difficult to accomplish.
Reviewed by Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFNC. 9/12
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Like many of us with non-insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes, my biggest diabetes expense is test strips. In theory, test strips are covered by my insurance — but not nearly enough of them, and not for a device small enough to fit in my pocket. This means that if I want to have the option of testing when I want, where I want — or in more doctor- and road-safety-compliant terms, when and where I need to test (there has to be some proportion of...