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.
Veggie and Beef Pizza Green Beans and Red Onion Salad Chickpea and Couscous Salad Hanukkah Wild Rice and Potato Latkes Turkey Salisbury Steak (Gluten Free) Marinated Mushroom Salad Pasta Salad with Artichokes and Cheese Arugula Salad Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing Toasty Pecan Crusted Chicken with Mustard Sauce (Gluten Free)
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...