Bennet Dunlap, MSHC, is a health communicator and consultant. Two of his four children are teens living with type 1 diabetes. He describes himself as more or less type 2 and the more he exercises and eat well the less his has type 2 diabetes is an issue. His passion for diabetes support led him to pursue a master's degree in Health Communication from Boston University. He's been an active member of the diabetes online community since 2007 when he started his blog, Your Diabetes May Vary.
Today, in addition to his blog, he hosts the Internet radio show "DSMA Live ‘Rents" and produces content for theBetesNow.com and DrinkingWithDiabetes.com.
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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...