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.
Chunky Whole Wheat Apple Muffins Bubbly Mixed Berry Fruit Cups Tetrazzini Casserole Braised Artichokes with Béarnaise Sauce Mango and Scallop Kabobs Green Salad with Oriental Vinaigrette Chicken Caesar Roll-Up Stove Top Pasta and Ground Turkey Cheesy Crab Spread Artichoke and Grapefruit Salad
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...