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Tory Brexiter Resigns From Government

A senior Brexiter Tory has retired from the Government so he can vote against Theresa May ’s deal. Gareth Johnson was a government whip, whose responsibility was to ensure order amongst backbench MPs. 3,385 more words

Insulin is a lifesaving drug, but it has become intolerably expensive. And the consequences can be tragic. 

As the cost of insulin skyrockets, some desperate diabetics are taking to rationing — and risking their lives.

At first, it seemed like the stomach flu. 70 more words

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Dexcom G6

So today I started using the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM). I love it. Technically no more fingersticks when checking my glucose level. Now it’s continuous and in “real time”. 203 more words

Miscellaneous

Insulin prices skyrocketing -Washington Post

The Washington Post has an interesting article on the issues of skyrocketing insulin prices. If you are a Jefferson or Clallam County resident and having a hard time affording your insulin, I would like to know. 31 more words

A loss in the family... and we're all smiles

I’ve been reading a lot lately. I’m aware that regular exercise, whilst important, is only part of the answer to regaining my fitness and losing the flab. 765 more words

Diet

Diabetic Breaking News

Diabetes Daily announced and hailed Congress’ newly introduced Insulin for All

I see this as a good but extraordinarily tiny first step, one which (as many people in this chain note)  won’t do a bit of good for those who don’t have insurance at all (whether voluntarily or because they cannot get it) or whose insurance has such high deductibles and doesn’t cover the cost of “supplies” think their only option is to do without and hope they don’t screw up and die. 439 more words

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