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My type 2 diagnosis has been...
a blessing. I am healthier than I have ever been and plan to stay that way.
 
good and bad. This has been difficult, but I am determined to master it.
 
bad. But I've been able to cope with it.
 
a curse. This is one of the worst things to ever happen to me.
 

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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...