Will Medicare pay for a new type of diabetic blood tester?

Answer Diabetic blood testing monitors that are prescribed by a doctor and designed specifically for home use are fully covered by Medicare plan B. A physician can prescribe a home monitor after determini... Read More »

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I am 24 and had a blood sugar reading of over 300 am I type one or type 2 diabetic?

One isolated reading is not diagnostic. Typically 2+ readings (fasting or random) have to be documented, then additional testing will be done to confirm. You could have gotten a false positive.At y... Read More »

How to Keep Your Blood Sugar Down As a Type 1 Diabetic?

glucose testHere are the most important steps for keeping your blood glucose normal/down.

As a type 1 diabetic, do you get angry when you blood sugar is high?

No. I tend to get more angry if it gets too low. -----------------------------

How long did it take you to get your blood glucose under control after been diagnosed type 2 diabetic?

I can't honestly say it was ever out of control. My A1C number is exactly the same now (1.5 years later) as it was when I was first diagnosed. Hasn't changed any. I know it took me about 3 month... Read More »