New Year's 2013
First, Happy 2013! The dLife community has helped us get a better sense of what it was like in 2012. For many, it was yet another year that was composed of different challenges and changes. Take a look at what they had to say!
- Will Dubois gives us the changes taking place in the 2013 Standards of Care for type 2 treatment guidelines.
One in Ten AMI Patients Have Unrecognized Incident Diabetes
Two New LDL Cholesterol Drugs May Have Big Impact on Heart Disease
COBA Conference Steers Forward in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity
Google Secures Patent for Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens
Medtronic to Use GlucoSitter Artificial Pancreas Software in Future Insulin Pumps - A Big Deal!
Harvest Medley Bagel Platter Loin Chops Champignon Cabbage Patties Green Bean and Artichoke Casserole "Baked Potato" Dip Crabmeat Delights New-Old-Fashioned Meat Loaf Spinach Ricotta Dip Paprika and Tomato Pork Chops Chicken and Berry Salad
My diabetes is changing. Until a few years ago, my morning readings were reasonable and within the desired range of under 100 mg/dl. About two years ago, they started slipping upwards into the less-desirable but apparently not-worrisome range of 100-110 mg/dl. Now, this was what was recorded by my Abbott Freestyle Lite meter, which is known to record at the lower end of the home-glucometer variability range, but with my A1c firmly in the high 5s and low 6s, the meter's tendency to...