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May is National Mental Health Month. How often do you feel genuinely stressed because of your diabetes?
I'm genuinely stressed about my diabetes every day!
 
My diabetes stresses me out a few times a week.
 
My diabetes only stresses me out a few times a month.
 
I'm stressed about my diabetes very infrequently.
 
It is what it is - my diabetes doesn't really cause me stress.
 

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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...