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Do you think the healthcare reform bill will make a difference in your diabetes management?
Absolutely! It sounds like it will give me what I need!
 
It looks good so far, but I'm reserving judgment.
 
Not sure. It looks like some things will be better and others will be worse.
 
No! They screwed it all up - again!
 
I don't understand a word of this. I'll just see what happens.
 

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by Brenda Bell
What's the first thing you do, after opening a new vial of test strips? Run a control test, right? (Well, that's what you're supposed to do, even though it "wastes" one or more of that precious commodity.) Every vial of test strips has a reference range for one or more control solutions. (If there's more than one range, our vials of control solution usually tell us to look for the "normal" or "low" range.) What...