Focus on Oral Care
Did you know people with diabetes are twice as likely to develop gum disease compared to people without diabetes? For American Diabetes Month, Colgate Total has joined with the American Diabetes Association to spread awareness about the link between diabetes and oral care. A picture is worth a thousand numbers. Check it out below. Then learn more about how to improve YOUR oral health regimen.
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Because I wear my Dexcom on my arm, I’ve slowly adjusted to the fact that people will ask me about it. Sometimes it’s the rude and inquisitive “What’s that?” and sometimes it’s somewhat sincere curiosity “Is that a (insert random type of medical device that they assume)?” Sometimes it bothers me more than others depending on how they ask and how they respond once I’ve told them what it is. I have limits to how much myth-busting I want to do in everyday conversation and how much rudeness I can...