Diabetes Gift Guide
People with diabetes are more than their diabetes. They are first and foremost people, each with talents and interests unique to them. But if you are looking to give someone with diabetes the gift of encouragement and good health, here are some traditional and not-so-traditional ideas to help get you started.
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Cantaloupe and Yogurt Ice Pops Roasted Sesame Pork Tenderloin Shrimp Etoufée Fried Lentils Paprika and Tomato Pork Chops Fresh Spinach and Kiwi Salad Mini Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes Carrot and Orange Salad Grape and Carrot Salad Sesame Cucumber Salad
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...