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DBlogWeek 2017: The Cost of Chronic Illness

Diabetes Blog Week prompt for Tuesday:  Insulin and other diabetes medications and supplies can be costly. Here in the US, insurance status and age (as in Medicare eligibility) can impact both the cost and coverage. So today, let’s discuss how cost impacts our diabetes care. Do you have advice to share? For those outside the US, is cost a concern? Are there other factors such as accessibility or education that cause barriers to your diabetes care?

Oh boy.  The cost of a chronic illness.  What a hot button issue that is.  Continue reading DBlogWeek 2017: The Cost of Chronic Illness

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DBlogWeek 2017: Diabetes and The Unexpected

 

Diabetes Blog Week prompt for Monday: Diabetes can sometimes seem to play by a rulebook that makes no sense, tossing out unexpected challenges at random.  What are your best tips for being prepared when the unexpected happens?  Or, take this topic another way and tell us about some good things diabetes has brought into your, or your loved one’s, life that you never could have expected?

Diabetes.  What isn’t unexpected about this disease?  The onset.  The guessing.  The what’s going to happen next.  The everything. Continue reading DBlogWeek 2017: Diabetes and The Unexpected