New Advances in Pain-Free Testing for Diabetics

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Medicare and insurance will pay for diabetic supplies and the new painless glucose monitor for alternative site testing; will help diabetics avoid long term complications

For many people living with diabetes, frequent testing of blood glucose levels can be the most valuable tool for maintaining control of symptoms and avoiding long term complications. New advances in pain free testing, including painless glucose monitors from many manufacturers, make pricked fingers and drawing blood a thing of the past. Alternative site monitors allow the patient to replace finger sticks with blood draws in less sensitive areas of the body such as the forearm and thigh.

Best of all, many people with diabetes qualify for free diabetic testing supplies, including a painless glucose monitor and test strips through Medicare or their private insurance program. “We work with most of the major manufacturers of diabetic testing supplies and painless glucose monitors: One Touch Ultra, Accu-Chek Compact, and Therasense FreeStyle, we do all the paperwork and process Medicare or private insurance claims so that most of our customers get diabetic testing supplies with no out of pocket cost .” Said Robert Weinroth, President of

The painless testing supplies have been a breakthrough for diabetes monitoring. “If patients aren’t suffering they are more willing to test their blood sugar levels as frequently as their doctor recommends” said Lorne Yaffe, Vice President Marketing for, “frequent testing allows most Type2 diabetics to maintain good control of their symptoms.”

About American Diabetes

American Diabetes is one of the nation's leading mail-order distributors of brand name diabetic supplies delivered directly to the individual's home. American Diabetes provides personalized customer service and reduced expenses to those with diabetes, often diabetic testing supplies are delivered at no cost to the patient.

American Diabetes benefits include: free delivery directly to patient’s homes, no insurance paperwork to complete, no upfront costs or waiting weeks or months for reimbursement, diabetes supplies delivered at very low or no cost to you, supplier of all the leading national brands. Leading brands include: One Touch Ultra, Accu-Chek Compact, and Therasense FreeStyle.

American Diabetes is a Medicare participating provider and specializes in providing supplies paid for by medicare and we accept Medicare assignment. In addition, we support Private Insurance, Major Medical and Group Health Insurance Plans; we accept most plans in all 50 states with the exception of HMO's.

To Request American Diabetes Services, and for information about our diabetic supplies and a painless glucose monitor, complete a free online application at, or call toll free at 1-800-933-8085 to compete a free application over the phone.

Media Contacts: Jay Berkowitz, Ten Golden Rules,, 561-716-1334 and Bob Weinroth, American Diabetes,, (561) 338-4900

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