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Long-Term Improvement in Insulin Sensitivity After RYGB

Contributor : Description : Content : December 1, 2016 ( Physician's Briefing ) -- Despite weight regain, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is associated with long-term improvement in insulin...

Long-Term Improvement in Insulin Sensitivity After RYGB

Contributor : Description : Content : November 28, 2016 ( HealthDay News ) Despite weight regain, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is associated with long-term improvement in insulin sensitivity...

ADA Issues Guidelines for Psychosocial Care in Diabetes

Contributor : Description : Content : November 28, 2016 ( MPR ) The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released its first position statement that includes detailed guidelines for psychosocial...

Sweet Drink Increase Risk of Prediabetes

Contributor : Description : Content : November 17, 2016 ( Reuters ) -- Drinking colas and other sugary drinks is tied to an increased risk of so-called pre-diabetes, a precursor to full-blown...

Electrolyte Replenishment

Some famous sports drink makers would like us to think that the only thing we need to power a professional-level workout is a cold fluid with lots of sugar, sodium (salt), and maybe a touch of...

Nearly 6 in 10 Diabetics Skip Eye Exams, Study Finds

Contributor : Description : Content : November 14, 2016 ( HealthDay News ) Almost two-thirds of people with diabetes don't get annual eye exams, despite having an increased risk for serious eye...

Higher Iron Levels Linked to Increased Risk of Gestational DM

Contributor : Description : Content : November 14, 2016 ( HealthDay News ) High levels of iron are associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, according to research published...

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by Brenda Bell
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...
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