Ten Ways to Take a Bite Out of Blood Sugar
Let's talk about blood sugar management today. Sounds boring, huh? Not at all, really. Because done right, taking steps to lower blood sugar is highly empowering. Sweet numbers on a blood sugar log will bring a smile to your face faster than an ice cream cone in July.
I know a lot of you who take pills for your diabetes feel powerless to change a high blood sugar, so you'd rather not know that your sugar is high. But there are things you can do to lower your blood sugar that don't involve opening your medicine cabinet. Here are my top ten tips to lower blood sugar.
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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...