Today's Date: 4/24/2014 - Site Updated: 4/24/2014
Diabetes Tip
Thu April 24, 2014 Saving Money With Diabetes - Tip No. 4

It's a good idea to buy multiple prescriptions at one time. By purchasing three months worth of drugs at once, you save three times the dispensing fee imposed by some pharmacies. You also then have the luxury of not having to worry about running out of your prescriptions for months at a time! Learn more about diabetes medications here.

Definition of the Day
Thu April 24, 2014 capsaicin


an ingredient in hot peppers that can be found in ointment form for use on the skin to relieve pain from diabetic neuropathy.

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Chicken Fajitas

Meal Type: Lunch Category: Poultry Author: Brenda J. Ponichtera, R.D.
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