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Diabetes Bites Newsletter


Last month, we asked what is the average annual out-of-pocket spending (in the U.S.) for a person with type-1 diabetes?

Answer: $2414. About half of this amount was for insulin and supplies; the rest was for various forms of medical care.

The person with the closest guess was Anto Paul, a Population Health Nurse and Diabetes Educator from New Hyde Park, NY.


old meterThe development of electronic reflectance blood glucose meters marked a significant shift from clinic-based diabetes care to home-based self-care. The first such meter launched around 1970.

Who was the manufacturer?

*The first person to submit the correct answer wins their choice of book from our in-store or online bookstore.

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