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The CDC recently announced 21 million Americans now have diabetes. What do you think is the primary reason behind the diabetes surge?
Fast food/junk food culture
 
A less-active lifestyle
 
Not enough spent on diabetes research
 
Not enough spent on preventative health care
 
Economic barriers to healthy diet and exercise
 
None of these
 

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by Brenda Bell
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...