10 Small Steps
This month, promise yourself that you'll do at least one of the following ten things to improve your diabetes management, your health, and your life. Don't just click and read ... grab a pen and paper. Do this for you!
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, R.D., M.S., C.D.E., C.D.N. 11/13.
Mulled Wine Thai Green Beans Cornmeal Coated Fried Snapper Steak Caesar Salad Lean and Luscious Veal Parmigiana Sugar Free and Dairy Free Milk Artichoke and Fennel Caponata Italian Slow Cooked Chicken Gorgonzola Sauce Chicken and Mushroom Pizza
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...