Publisher’s Corner

Publisher’s reflections on two decades of diabetes education. A Great Online Resource

I found a great online resource for coupons and co-pays for people with diabetes. Here’s a link to the site’s Endocrinology section: Enjoy!   [...]

Financial Help for Diabetes Care

Diabetes management and treatment is expensive. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the average cost of health care for a person with diabetes is $13,741 a year—more than twice the cost of health care for a person without diabetes.1 Many people who have diabetes need help paying for their care. For those who qualify, a variety of government and non-government programs can help cover health care expenses. This publication is meant to help people with diabetes and their family members find and access such resources. [...]

Save on Your Afrezza® Prescriptions With a Patient Savings Card

For people living with diabetes who are prescribed Afrezza by their health care professional, Sanofi is offering the Afrezza Patient Savings Card, which can reduce the out-of-pocket cost of Afrezza to $0 for the first prescription and a $30 co-pay for each additional Afrezza prescription for patients with commercial insurance. [...]

Diabetic Friendly Foods to Buy at Costco

We recently asked Amanda Hernandez, a registered dietitian, experienced brand partner, recipe developer, and the owner of, to write about her experience shopping for food items at Costco. [...]

Costco Can Help Get You and Your Family on a Healthier Path

  Nancy Johnson Horn is a working mother of three who had gestational diabetes and is now pre-diabetic. With a family history of diabetes, she is doing everything she can to make sure she keeps herself and her family healthy. Read her post at [...]

Maple Pumpkin Banana Overnight Oats by Lauren Harris Pincus MS, RDN publisher Jonathan Jarashow recently visited a friend's website and came away with a unique take on overnight oats. A link to the recipe for Maple Pumpkin Banana Overnight Oats is included in the article. It's definitely a must-try for people who think they've already sampled every permutation of overnight oats. [...]

5 FREE Diabetes Care Products on CDiabetes.Com

Hi folks, Jonathan here. Just a friendly reminder, in case you haven’t noticed yet, that we have five free Diabetes Care products on CDiabetes.Com. These offers may not be around much longer, so if you happen to need a new glucose meter or a new box of needles for your insulin pen, or [...]

Prescription Precision

  Author’s Note: I found an online resource with great information. The article, written by Barbara Bronson Gray, can be found via the link at the end of this post. Below is an excerpt from it:   YOU’D THINK IT would be easy to take medications: Just read the label and carry [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Erythritol

Erythritol is the most prominent ingredient in Truvía® Natural Sweetener by weight. It helps to provide bulk and the sugar-like crystalline appearance and texture for Truvía® Natural Sweetener. Erythritol is also an ingredient in Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend and Truvía® Baking Blend. [...]

How To Save On Prescriptions

  Your insurer’s $10 co-payment for a 30-day supply of drugs might sound like a good deal. But sometimes the cash price for generic drugs is less — much less if you haven’t reached your deductible. Several pharmacies, including Walmart and Target, charge as little as $4 for a 30-day [...]

Diabetes-Proof For Life

Here is an oldie but a goodie from the Costco Connection about Diabetes Superfoods available at Costco, and taking steps to reduce your diabetes [...]

Participating in a Twitter Chat

Here is an excellent article on “How to Participate in a Twitter Chat” from This should help you if you haven’t been a part of one of our Twitter [...]

Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

As the publisher of, Costco Healthy Living with Diabetes, I have edited and published dozens of healthy living articles around the holidays. With Thanksgiving coming up, I’d like to take this opportunity to communicate some of the tips I have picked up over the years from our award-winning staff of writers, which includes two former Diabetes Educator of the Year winners. [...]
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