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How much diet soda do you drink?
None - I hate that stuff!
 
I drink it occasionally - maybe a few times a week.
 
I like to have one or two diet sodas a day.
 
I drink three to five diet sodas daily.
 
Give me a six-pack or more and I'm happy.
 

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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...