Maybe you've seen the "Diabetic Strips" signs on the side of the road in your state and also wondered what actually happens when you call one of the numbers listed... We wrote about organizations dealing in test strips cheap-for-cash in our post "Test Strip Charities" last year, but without the extra bonus of having an undercover "secret shopper" to check the service out. Now our talented cartoonist, D-Advocate and correspondent Mike Lawson offered to make…Read more »
Do you think he has any more coupons?
Thanks to Jerry King, one of the most published and prolific cartoonists in America, creating over 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide.
Roche Diabetes has just released the next generation of their popular Multiclix Gatling-gun-style lancing device. The new version, called FastClix (yes, with a capital C versus the older lancer, with lowercase c), features one-click lancing, a whole new system for advancing the six-lance drum to a fresh needle, and an improved counter to keep track of how many lancing needles are left in the drum.
Just how does FastClix stack up against its predecessor? Our…
The topic for this month's Diabetes Social Media Advocacy blog carnival gives us a chance to tell our insurance companies what we'd like them to pay for, in an ideal world of diabetes coverage. As we all know, diabetes sure can be expensive. Insurance can help take away some of the financial burden, but sometimes the things we want, or more importantly need, are just not covered by insurance. This month's DSMA carnival is a…Read more »
We all spend too much time fighting insurance coverage battles, am I right? This humongous time-sink can be one of the worst things about living with a chronic illness. But don't take my word for it. Take a read on fellow D-blogger and journalist Mike Hoskins' latest row:
Special to the 'Mine by Mike Hoskins
Like most of you, we spend thousands of dollars in diabetes supplies and meds every year.
Thankfully, our insurance coverage…