Take 5 in Lax Season
Take 5 to Stay in Control During Lax Season
For most people, the holidays are the season of lax. (No, we don't mean lacrosse.) 'Tis the season when good habits go bad and bad habits go nuts. So how do you celebrate and manage your diabetes when you're constantly surrounded by holiday temptations? You take five and stay in control!
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN (06/12)
Cheesy Onion Soup Honey Orange Granola Fettuccine with Roasted Garlic, Onions, and Pepper Chicken with Balsamic Fig Glaze Fish with Tomatoes and Chili Lox Crisps Tuna Bean Salad Chocolate Chip Coconut Meringue Cookies (Gluten Free) Chocolate and Banana Cream Layered Dessert Three Apple Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing
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...