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The dLife staff had diabetes for a week and the pressure was on! How long did it take you to get into the swing of managing your diabetes to your satisfaction?
The dLife staff had diabetes for a week and the pressure was on! How long did it take you to get into the swing of managing your diabetes to your satisfaction? Visit the dLife Gets Diabetes community group.

I felt like I was in control right from the start.
 
It took me a few days to start finding my groove.
 
For me it was a few weeks before I thought I had a handle.
 
Months, but I'm way more in control now.
 
Months, but I'm way more in control now.
 
A year or more.
 
I have had diabetes for a long time and I am STILL trying to get it right.
 
I haven't had diabetes very long and I am still learning.
 

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by Brenda Bell
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...