Prep for Natural Disasters
In the event of any emergency, do you know what to do? As in the case of any unexpected event, good preparation is half the battle. For people with diabetes, this means not only protecting your home in the event of disaster, but also protecting your health.
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Vietnamese Vegetable Soup Cantaloupe Cooler Lemon Squares Red and Green Mélange Salad Quesadilla Dip French Beef Stew Hot Fruit Compote Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage with Garlicky Broccoli Rabe and Cherry Tomatoes Mexican Coleslaw Mixed Fruit Kabobs with Raspberry Sauce
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...