Let's face it – no one loves testing, but it is the one tool we have to really understand our diabetes control. Testing two hours after eating, when blood sugar usually peaks, can give you a lot of information about how a particular food or meal impacts your diabetes. Today, try testing two hours post-meal every time you eat, and see what you learn.
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As a Type A personality with a perfectionist streak, diabetes management is something that easily gets under my skin. If I can’t do something perfect, then I’d much rather just not do it at all. Which is why burnout creeps up on me super fast. A few days of pesky numbers and I am ready to throw all things diabetes out the window and watch it get hit by an 18-wheeler. So attempting to get my A1c into the lowest possible range ever has proven incredibly tasking for my perfectionist...