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Do you use a computer to help track your blood glucose levels?
Yes, I use a program provided by my meter manufacturer.
17%
Yes, I use an independent software program.
3%
Yes, I use a web-based service.
2%
Yes, I use a spreadsheet.
8%
Yes, I use a handheld or wireless device.
4%
Yes, I use two or more of these methods.
7%
No, I don't.
56%
Total votes are 525
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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...