Battle with Diabetes
Highlights: Gastric bypass surgery – last resort or best hope? Also, a soldier’s battle with diabetes in Iraq; and a restaurant where the menu is 100% diabetes-friendly.
Special Guests: Sgt. First Class Mark Thompson; Dr. David Lourie
dLifeTV Web Extras:
Glazed Fruit Split Pea Soup Sweet-and-Sour Fish Rolls Artichoke and Lamb Sandwiches Cappuccino Angel Food Cake Marinated Cucumber Salad Spicy Marinated Mushrooms Rosemary-Scented Nut Mix No Sugar Needed Peach Jam Vegetable Salad with Cottage Cheese
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...