Eating Well While Traveling

Sticking with your meal plan while on the road may take more work than it does at home, but eating well while traveling is possible…

Healthy Eating on a Budget

“Healthy food costs too much money” is a common myth that could be preventing you from enjoying the benefits of eating healthfully while spending less…

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Do’s and Don’t’s for Saving Money With Diabetes

This article reviews ways to save on education, drugs, supplies, food, and exercise, while also pointing out some strategies that yield more risk than savings…

Diabetes and Health Insurance

Health insurance choices in particular can be daunting. For example, should you go with an HMO, PPO, EPO, or indemnity plan?

Buying Life Insurance

life insurance for people with diabetes can be both inexpensive and relatively easy to find. The key is to prepare your case in the most accurate, complete, and positive light…

Eating Well on a Budget

The following 12 tips and tactics offer suggestions for eating well on a budget…

Getting Disability Benefits: Do I Need an Attorney?

When a chronic illness like diabetes reaches a stage where it is difficult for you to continue to work, there are other options. This article discusses three options that, hopefully, may be available to you to replace your lost income…

Diabetes and the Downturn

For people living with diabetes, maintaining optimal blood glucose control takes knowledge, dedication, support — and money. According to a study published in the December 2008 issue of the journal Diabetes Care, people recently diagnosed with diabetes spend, on average, $4,174 more each year on medical costs than people who don’t have diabetes — a gap that increases substantially each year following the initial diagnosis…

Being Supermarket Savvy

Downsizing, layoffs, and frozen salaries mean challenging times for even the most cost-conscious penny pinchers. Savvy shopping ability is now a priceless skill…

Getting a Hand From Social Agencies

Coping with painful neuropathy and caring for her aging mother had taken over Julie’s life. She would cook, clean, and provide care until pain and fatigue stopped her. As soon as she felt a little better, she would start in again: shopping, doing…