Insurance Matters

by Kathy Spain, R.N., C.D.E., mother of Will, diagnosed age 2 If you or a family member has recently been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, chances are that meeting the cost of diabetes medications and supplies such as insulin, meters, and test strips, and finding good health coverage are significant concerns for you. You may […]

Money Saving Strategies for People with Diabetes

The following is reprinted with permission from Tiffany at www.candiddiabetes.com. Let’s face it, most of us have probably faced the financial burden that diabetes carries. Test strips, insulin, pills, lancets, syringes, pump supplies…the list just goes on and on and on. Thousands of dollars per year from our own pockets, required to maintain our health […]

Insurance Coverage for Continuous Glucose Monitors

New monitoring technologies come to market frequently, offering significant benefits such as the ability to read blood sugar levels continuously and provide information on blood sugar trends. While increasing numbers of people are using continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), many health plans have yet to make broad coverage decisions about them, and are waiting for the […]