Diabetes

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30 Aug: Three Simple Shopping Tricks That Help You Control Blood Sugar

Diabetes requires many lifestyle changes. If you do not make them and just continue living like you did before you were diagnosed with this chronic condition, you will inevitably suffer serious consequences. Uncontrolled blood sugar causes severe damage to your body. It can impair your eyesight, cause chronic nerve pain, or kidney failure. The list of potential complications is long.  The good news is that you can do a lot to prevent these things from happening. So much is up to you.  First thing is to look for help. A good specialist will know how to help you. If he/she prescribes you some therapy — which may include diabetes medications — make sure to follow it. Physical activity is also important….

12 Ways to Save Money on Your Diabetes Medications

21 Dec: 12 Ways to Save Money on Your Diabetes Medications [Cheat Sheet]

Diabetes is a condition that affects more than 29 million people in the United States or upwards of 10% of the American population. While the number of those with diabetes is on rise, the medical industry continues to bring out fresh medicines such as the new insulin product Toujeo and an empagliflozin/metfomin combination called Synjardy. While these new medications are improving the quality of life for those with diabetes, they are not low-cost! According to research, an American with diabetes can expect to spend twice as much on medical expenses as someone without the disease, or approximately $8,000 a year. In addition to paying for test strips, diabetes medication, and doctor visits, diabetes costs can include money lost due to…