They look at 146 and say: "Well I thought.............. or my grandmas cat is.............".
I am sure you can all relate to what I am going to say....
254, 304, 212 Good?
114, 93, 120 Bad?
Sometimes people don't realize that the numbers can be reversed. Especially while wearing a CGMS. 114 with double down arrows is a BAD number. It means most likely, I will crash or end up with a "correction" headache. 254 is a GOOD number if you have been up all night battling a low or high. Sometimes we take the "bad" because it was better than the "good".
It seems like there is so many misconceptions about diabetes. Wendy and Nicole have recently posted about some HORRID comments made on National TV about "Juvenile Diabetes" (Hello, people quit calling it that YEARS ago. Really Ricki? Not to mention these are shows and comments made by people who are trying to warn people?)
Would it be so hard for advertisers and these shows to educate correctly? I don't think so.
Another day in the never ending struggle of Diabetes......