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:
Three Berry Trifle Chewy Caramel Apple Cookies Bean and Cheese Chiles Rellenos Sweet White Chili Marinated Steak with Mushrooms Fillet of Sole with Mustard Sauce Kiwi Fruit Buttermilk Buster Creamed Greens Tuna with Arugula Salad Spicy Veggie Dip
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...