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What scares you the most about diabetes?
Low blood sugars
12%
Dealing with diabetes-related depression
0%
Any/all of the complications
12%
Never being able to do what I really want/love
0%
Experiencing an emergency while I am alone
0%
Not being able to pay for my care
0%
Feeling alone with my diabetes
0%
That my loved one with diabetes will have complications
0%
A death due to diabetes complications
0%
A mix of the above/other
75%
Total votes are 14
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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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