By Lara Rondinelli, RD, LDN, CDE
It can be difficult and expensive to try to eat healthy with diabetes. Things are gradually changing, but some of the healthiest foods are still often among the most expensive. Here are ten foods that won't sabotage your budget or your blood sugar.
Artichokes with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Red Pepper/Basil Pesto Chili Bean Dip Cranberry Cheese Melt Turkey and Dill Pasta Pie Irish Cappuccino Mandarin Pork Medallions Chocolate Cake Sourdough French Toast Creamy Brown Rice
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...