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by Brenda Bell
There are two reasons it took me as long as it did to "come out" publicly with diabetes (and hypertension). One was denial: in my mind, I was too young to have type 2 diabetes — a condition I only knew in people over the age of 55 — and the other was fear of public shaming. Turn back the clock several years before my own diagnosis. Our workplace was a bit more stratified, with two editors above me. The elder of the two was somewhat overweight and, like many...

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Looking for the best pump for my athletic 12 year old girl. I am considering Medtronic, Tslim, animus and omnipod. thank you!

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Sources
  1. 1 - Centers for Disease Control. National Diabetes Fact Sheet United States, 2011. (PDF accessed 9/19/12).

    2 - The Expert Committee on the Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes Mellitus. "Follow-Up Report on the Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus." Diabetes Care 26:3160-3167, 2003.

    Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, M.D., 04/08


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