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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 Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...