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The deadline to sign up for health insurance is approaching this month. If you signed up for new health insurance, has it been a good thing for you?
I signed up and so far so good!
8%
I signed up and so far this has been anything but good for me.
2%
I had insurance already and lost it due to the Affordable Care Act. The alternative is worse than what I had.
5%
The Affordable Care Act improved what I already had.
5%
I signed up, but I haven't had a chance to determine if it's a good thing or not.
0%
Too soon to say. I am in the middle of signing up.
0%
I'm already covered. Don't need this program.
64%
I'm not covered, but I'm not planning to sign up for ACA.
4%
I haven't signed up yet, but I will.
1%
Other
6%
Total votes are 175
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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...