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The holidays are here! Is diabetes health on your gift list?
Yes, I'm giving health-related gifts this season.
 
Yes, I've asked for health-related gifts this season.
 
Yes, I've giving and (hopefully) getting healthy gifts.
 
No, gifts should be fun and/or frivolous.
 
Not sure.
 

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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...