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If you have diabetes, do you drink alcohol?
Over 5 drinks per week, and it makes my diabetes harder to control.
 
Over 5 drinks per week, but I don't think it affects my control.
 
Between 3 and 5 drinks per week, and it makes my diabetes harder to control.
 
Between 3 and 5 drinks per week, but I don't think it affects my control.
 
Fewer than 3 drinks per week, and it makes my diabetes harder to control.
 
Fewer than 3 drinks per week, but I don't think it affects my control.
 
Never.
 

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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...