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Do you consume low carb nutritional bars and/or shakes as part of your diabetes diet?
Yes, I consume a low carb bar and/or shake 1 - 3 times per week.
 
Yes, I consume a low carb bar and/or shake 4 - 7 times per week.
 
Yes, I consume a low carb bar and/or shake 8 - 10 times per week.
 
Yes, I consume a low carb bar and/or shake 10+ times per week.
 
No, I do not consume low carb bars and/or shakes.
 
No, but I am considering adding them to my daily diet regimen.
 

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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...