Mary Ann Hodorowicz' Columns
March 2014 - The Medicare Obesity Counseling Benefit
January 2014 - Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Benefit
November 2013 - What To Do If You Don't Have Health Insurance, Part 3
September 2013 - What To Do If You Don't Have Health Insurance, Part 2
Jan. 2013 - Medicare's Diabetes Care and Prevention Benefits
One in Ten AMI Patients Have Unrecognized Incident Diabetes
Two New LDL Cholesterol Drugs May Have Big Impact on Heart Disease
COBA Conference Steers Forward in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity
Google Secures Patent for Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens
Medtronic to Use GlucoSitter Artificial Pancreas Software in Future Insulin Pumps - A Big Deal!
Cheddar Cornbread Squares Watermelon-Kiwi-Banana Smoothie Tofu with Salsa Tofu Vegetable Salad Quick Sweet Carrots Pub Style Cabbage Ham and Cheese Egg White Omelette Spicy Turkey Sausages Welsh Rarebit Chicken Gumbo 2
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...