Highlights: dLifeTV looks at the many faces of diabetes and how different cultures deal with the disease; we go shopping for Hispanic food specialties that can help with blood glucose management; and Mother Love heats things up in the kitchen with her Slammin' Blackened Salmon.
Special Guests: Lorena Drago, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, President of the Metro NY Association of Diabetes Educators and member of the American Council for Fitness and Nutrition Advisory Board.
Quotable: "It's not about having a carb bankruptcy, it's about carb budgeting and working wisely with your budget." Lorena Drago on carbohydrate counting.
dLifeTV Web Extras:
Salmon Tacos Mexican Mole Pork Chops Dijon and Tarragon Dip Indian Masala Lamb Taco Popcorn Maple Sweet Potatoes Broiled Salmon with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Squash with Fruits n' Nuts Sourdough Bread Spinach Dip Tortellini Soup
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...