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What is your idea of good diabetes control?
An A1c goal of 7% or higher.
 
An A1c of less than 7% as recommended by the ADA.
 
An A1c of 6.5% or less as recommended by the AACE.
 
An A1c as close to 'normal' as possible (i.e., 4 to 5%)
 
I don't know.
 

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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...