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dLife Viewpoints Columnist Kerri Sparling has a 4-legged CGMS helping her. Do you have an unconventional way to detect diabetes emergencies?
Yes, I too have a perceptive pet!
 
Yes. I have a friend/family member who is a human low detector.
 
Sort of, I am very in tune with my body and can spot a low quickly.
 
No. I have to rely on my meter/CGMs/other diabetes tools.
 

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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...