I don't check my blood sugar just because my doctor wants me to! I check my blood sugar because...

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Comment by Melissa on April 23, 2011 at 7:57am
Thanks for posting - I like how you break things down and turn them into a positive. Love your dog too - such a cutie!
Comment by Ginger Vieira on April 22, 2011 at 5:50am
;) Thank you, Terri!!
Comment by Terrie on April 21, 2011 at 9:33pm
I test my blood sugars often cuz I need to know, so I can feel at Peace or I can correct, if need be. Also because I was scared as a Kid by 2 old Ladies. Thank you 2 old Ladies. You've helped me more than you'll ever know. Thanks Ginger. Good Vlog! :)
Comment by Ginger Vieira on April 21, 2011 at 9:01pm
AWESOME, Krystle!
Comment by Krystle on April 21, 2011 at 1:25pm
I check my blood sugar because.........it gives me information that I wouldn't have known otherwise. I used to get stressed out and feel guilty whenever I'd check and be out of range, but now I check because I want to know where I'm at so I can make a decision - to take insulin or to eat carbs. I check my blood sugar for no other reason other than to eat or bolus. And because I'm checking more often and adjusting my food/insulin more frequently and monitoring more closely, my A1c drops and I feel better all around. I check because I'm human and not a magic all-knowing glucometer.

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