A: Medicare and Medicaid guidelines state that diabetic education and care can be paid for if the following conditions are present: If the patient is incapable of giving themselves their shots or other treatments because one or more of the following conditions exist (including, but not limited to) a. Blindness; b. Unsteady Hands; c. Mental Impairments; if all options have been exhausted to find family members or friends who will administer the needed treatments. An assessment must be made at each treatment to evaluate the patient’s condition and evaluate continued treatment needs. Call our registered nurses to see if you qualify for Home Health Services. Ask for Mona at 208-478-6677 for a free evaluation today. Do you think you might have Diabetes? Here are a few symptoms: 1. Thirsty all of the time. 2. Frequent urination. 3. Unexplained fatigue. 4. Unexplained weight loss. or 5. Family history of Diabetes. You may be among a growing population that have Type II Diabetes and don’t know it. Treatment usually consists of getting tested, getting medical help to manage and monitor your health, getting education and joining a support group. You don’t have to face this disease alone. Sharing solutions, recipes and life stories can reduce your frustration and increase your confidence in your ability to manage your disease. For more information, contact 208-478-6677.