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Affording Treatment

Diabetes care can be expensive, from daily supplies to glucose monitoring technology to medications to clinical care visits. The good news is there are a number of ways to afford treatment when living with diabetes, whether you are navigating a health insurance plan or paying out of pocket.

We bring you tips on saving money, navigating private insurance, workplace benefits, and Medicare, in addition to information about discounts on the drugs and devices that you use.

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FreeStyle Precision Neo

Where can you get one? Design, features, and prices explained.  Continue Reading »

Doctor on Demand

Twitter Summary: At #CES2015, @DrPhil discusses the DoctorOnDemand app - gives access to physicians +... Continue Reading »

Kerri Sparling ( discusses CGM in the Cloud, explaining what it is and how it works. Sparling writes about its benefits and drawbacks that are leading to a split in the diabetes community - some people are celebrating its attributes while others are keeping their distance.  Continue Reading »

Twitter summary: FDA grants “tentative approval” to Lilly/BI’s Basaglar – new insulin option will be an... Continue Reading »

Robo-doctors? How new technologies might change the way you meet with your health care provider. Continue Reading »

Making sense of Medicare, CGMs, and why it matters to everyone living with diabetes.   Continue Reading »

Expert Dr. Irl Hirsch’s eight tips for managing diabetes on a budget. Continue Reading »

The New York Times publishes a critical front page piece on type 1 diabetes costs and devices - what we wish they would have written. Continue Reading »