Jacqueline M. Duda Bio
Jacqueline M. Duda is a freelance health writer in the Washington, D.C. area. She specializes in writing about diabetes, autoimmune disease, cancer, mental health, and many other health topics. In addition to dLife, some of her recent articles appear in Woman’s Day, Costco Connection, and The New Physician, as well as the American Institute for Cancer Research.
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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...