I went to the dr. for the results of my blood test to find my A1C had risen from 6.0 to 6.5 and that I have high cholesterol. I also am low on calcium and potassium. The cholesterol problem is probably related to having high fat dairy as per the Bernstein diet, I guess it is just not for elderly diabetics. Or maybe just some diabetics. Very disappointing result as I have been trying very hard to be good with the low carb stuff. The other thing that has been upsetting me is that I am putting on weight, so I guess I kind of knew something was wrong.