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The FDA is challenging current standards that allow glucose meters to have an error rate as high as 20%. Would stricter standards inspire you to test more often?
I didn't know that! But I already test regularly and will continue to do so.
 
I knew about the error rate but still tested/will test regularly.
 
I'm shocked! Yes! I'd test more.
 
It's news/not news to me but changes won't make me test more.
 
Maybe. I'll need proof of improved accuracy if standards change.
 
Not sure.
 

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by Lindsey Guerin
As a Type A personality with a perfectionist streak, diabetes management is something that easily gets under my skin. If I can’t do something perfect, then I’d much rather just not do it at all. Which is why burnout creeps up on me super fast. A few days of pesky numbers and I am ready to throw all things diabetes out the window and watch it get hit by an 18-wheeler. So attempting to get my A1c into the lowest possible range ever has proven incredibly tasking for my perfectionist...