Janis Roszler, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE, FAND is the 2008-2009 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year. She is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, and Marriage and Family Therapist. Janis is the author of Diabetes on Your OWN Terms, and co-author of Approaches to behavior : changing the dynamic between patients and professionals in diabetes care and education, The Secrets of Living and Loving with Diabetes, and Sex and Diabetes - For Him and For Her, which was nominated for the 2009 Consumer Book of the Year by the Society for Sex Therapy and Research. Follow Janis on twitter: @dearjanis.
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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...