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3 Easy Steps to Sell Diabetic Test Strips

Rising Cost of Insulin

The rising cost of insulin is causing diabetics to panic. With 25% of the American population having some form of diabetes, the cost of insulin is alarming. Some diabetics reduce their insulin intake. Others buy insulin off the street. Some diabetics try to sell their test strips to buy insulin. This is dangerous! There needs…
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Best Insulin Pumps

Here we will compare the best insulin pumps of 2019 so you can find the one that fits your needs. The best insulin pump for you might not be the best insulin pump for someone else, make sure you do your research. For many years insulin pumps didn’t change. They did basal and bolus, but that…
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Insulin Injections or Insulin Pumps

Insulin intake is important for people with Type 1 diabetes. This hormone typically enters the body through an injection or insulin pump. Many T1 diabetic patients often struggle with deciding whether they should use insulin injections or insulin pumps. Though both options are feasible, to make it easier for you to make your pick, we…
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Should I Get Married for Health Insurance?

When You Shouldn’t Get Married For Health Insurance Getting married for health insurance is a financial decision. Your doing it to save money on your health care needs and protecting yourself financially if something catastrophic happens. There are some situation where it’s not beneficial to get married for health insurance. Marriage could end up costing you…
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Ten Experiences I Would Have Missed if I didn’t Have Diabetes

If you don’t have diabetes, here is what you are missing. Mistaking control solution for eye drops. Almost dying because the cat chewed through my pump tubing while I was asleep. Dumping a vial of test strips in crowd and nearly getting trampled trying to pick them up. Chipping my front tooth on a glucose…
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Is it Legal to Sell Diabetic Test Strips?

Under most circumstances it is 100% legal to sell diabetic test strips. There are, however, a few cases in which is would not be legal to sell diabetic test strips. If Medicaid or Medicare pays for your diabetic test strips it is against the law for you to resell them.  People on Medicaid and Medicare…
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Where do expired test strips I donate go?

You may wonder what is going to happen to the expired test strips you donate. Don’t worry, we put them to good use. The expired test strips you donate will be donated to the Pet Diabetes Program or the Diabetes Art Center. These are wonderful programs that help support both humans and animals with diabetes.…
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What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes (also known as adult-onset diabetes and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitusis) is the most common form of diabetes. It is a metabolic disorder resulting in insulin resistance. Insulin resistance means that the cells in the body are not responding to normal levels of insulin. The onset of Type 2 diabetes typically occurs in…
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What is Type 1 diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes (also known as T1D, juvenile diabetes, and insulin dependent diabetes) is a disease in which the body produces little or no insulin. The onset of Type 1 diabetes most commonly occurs during childhood or early adulthood, but can occur during any stage of life. Type 1 diabetes is caused by the autoimmune…
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Do diabetic test strips expire?

Yes, diabetic test strips expire. To understand why diabetic test strips expire, you need to know a little bit about how they work. Test strips contain enzymes that help convert glucose into electricity—this electrochemical signal is read by your meter and translated into the number that appears on your screen. Diabetic test strips expire because…
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