Diabetes True Confessions
They say confession is good for the soul. It's also a good way to show others they are not alone in their challenges. Talking about what ails you can also foster a sense of community.
We asked the dLife community: What self-sabotaging habits do you have that derail your diabetes management?
Boy, did you respond! And our dLife experts had something to say too that can help with those challenges so you can move forward!
Reviewed by Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFNC. 8/14
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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...