Category Archives: Blood Glucose Test

AskNadia: What’s The Science Behind The A1C Test

Dear Nadia,

What’s the science behind  the A1C test ? My husband is a type 2 diabetic and recently received his A1C results which was 9 percent. What is considered a good A1C range?


Dear RAS,

The A1C sometimes …

AskNadia: Why Medicare Covers Some Insulin Pumps

I was thinking about getting an insulin pump, but I am worried that Medicare will not cover it. Why does Medicare cover insulin pumps for some people and not for others?



Dear Barbara,

Insulin pumps are covered under …

AskNadia: High Altitude Blood Sugar Readings

Why do my BG’s run high when I hike in higher altitudes?


DeSoto KS

Dear RU,

When you exercise in elevations your body is accustomed to, chances are you have a good idea how your blood sugar will respond.…

MinuteClinic Providing Free Monitoring This Spring

MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation, is helping patients with diabetes stay on top of their condition this spring by offering a free monitoring visit. This service helps patients with diabetes keep their health in check between visits to …