Diabetes Self-Management Articles

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For more information on health insurance, contact the following organizations:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
www.ahcpr.gov
(800) 358-9295
The AHRQ, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, publishes pamphlets on a wide range of topics, including how to choose a health insurance plan.

America’s Health Insurance Plans
www.ahip.org
(202) 824-1849
Formerly known as he Health Insurance Association of America, AHIP provides consumer information about general insurance concerns, disability income, HIPAA, long-term care, and medical savings accounts. It also maintains a directory of state insurance departments.

Insure Kids Now
www.insurekidsnow.gov
(877) 543-7669
Call or log on for information about free or low-cost state health insurance plans for children.

 

 

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Striving for good self-care is important, but perfectionism can make diabetes care — and life — more difficult.

Recipes for Spring
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