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If you are a parent with diabetes, do you find that diabetes gets in the way of your parenting?
Yes. Too often diabetes takes away the attention I want to give my child(ren).
 
Sometimes it does, and in those moments I feel out of control.
 
Sometimes it does, but I usually feel like I can put diabetes back in its place.
 
I think so, but my family doesn't see it that way.
 
No. So far I have managed to feel like I have control and my child(ren) are not shortchanged.
 
No more or less than a million other things get in the way of what I want to do for my kids!
 
Never considered it before. Maybe!
 
Not quite any of these other answers.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
Holidays are tricky, no? Between managing diabetes among massive amounts of junk food, managing stress to manage bloodsugar among (sometimes) massive amounts of family squabbling, shopping stress and the like, and trying to get enough sleep and exercise in the cold winter months - it's a lot to handle. So I've got a two tier plan to keep bloodsugars at bay this year. Tier one - diet and exercise. Typically, at this time of year I do what I call the nutrition and gym...