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Hurricane season runs from June through November. If there were a weather emergency, do you feel you'd be prepared to manage your diabetes?
Yes, I am ready for anything, any time!
 
I'm prepared for most disasters, but my diabetes would be tricky.
 
I'm prepared for a diabetes emergency, but a disaster would be tricky.
 
I've thought about it, but I'm not ready for emergencies at all.
 
No! I need to get on it!
 
I'd rather not think about such things.
 

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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...