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What's your diabetes personality type?
Control Freak - I'm obsessive about everything concerning my diabetes.
 
Striver - I do my best, but often feel that I could do better.
 
Rebel - I'm very involved with my diabetes care, but seek treatment options outside the mainstream.
 
Self Assured - I stay on top of my diabetes but don't let it dominate my life.
 
Slacker -I get by with the minimum possible effort.
 
Ostrich - When it comes to my diabetes, I prefer to stick my head in the sand.
 
Along for the Ride - I do what I'm told, but that's about it.
 
Don't Know.
 

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by Brenda Bell
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