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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Are you dreading your next A1C test?
Yes! I can't seem to win no matter what I do!
Yes, but I already know I didn't do what I needed to.
Yes, even though so far I've been meeting goal.
Not really, even though I know I'm not where I should be.
Nope! I am doing well and expect more of the same.
You couldn't pay me to take that test.
What?! Am I supposed to do that regularly?
What's an A1C test?

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