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.
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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...