Monitoring your blood sugar levels is essential to diabetes management. Testing sugar levels helps determine when to eat, exercise, and take medications. With glucose meters, you can keep track of your glucose from anywhere.
In July, I received a letter from my insurer that said, “Effective July 1, 2013, Carefirst has selected LifeScan’s One Touch test strips as the ONLY preferred diabetic test strip on our Preferred Drug List.” In other words, anything else is an out-of-pocket expense for me. I have many problems with this…