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Beyond Insulin: Insurance Rules Can Slow Delivery Of Crucial Diabetes Supplies : Shots – Health News : NPR

In the first three months after getting his Dexcom continuous glucose monitor, Ric Peralta managed to reduce his average blood sugar level by three percentage points. “It took me from not-very-well-managed blood sugar to something that was incredibly well managed,” says Peralta, a 46-year-old optician in Whittier, Calif., who was diagnosed with …