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Do you have a certified diabetes educator?
Yes, I see my CDE whenever I visit my diabetes care doctor.
 
Yes, I see my CDE at least once a year.
 
Yes, but I haven't seen him/her in over a year.
 
No, never.
 
What's a CDE?
 

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by Brenda Bell
What's the first thing you do, after opening a new vial of test strips? Run a control test, right? (Well, that's what you're supposed to do, even though it "wastes" one or more of that precious commodity.) Every vial of test strips has a reference range for one or more control solutions. (If there's more than one range, our vials of control solution usually tell us to look for the "normal" or "low" range.) What...