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What dietary strategies do you use to control your diabetes?
Low-carb
 
Dietary exchange system
 
Carbohydrate counting
 
The glycemic index
 
Other
 
None
 

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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...