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How much do you know about the health risks associated with diabetes, such as heart disease and stroke?
I did not know there were health risks other than high or low blood sugar.
0%
I know about some, but I didn't know about heart disease or stroke.
1%
I know a little about a lot of health risks associated with diabetes, but I'd like to know more.
19%
I think I know a lot about all sorts of health risks associated with diabetes.
74%
I know there are risks, but I don't get how they connect to diabetes.
3%
Total votes are 286
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by Nicole Purcell
Ten years ago, I sat in my Primary Care Physician's office. I had just been weighed and measured. A nurse had just taken my vitals and my blood pressure had come in a bit higher than usual, which was no wonder because I sat there a nervous wreck. In the year since my last physical, I'd gained another fourteen pounds. I was the heaviest I'd ever been, the scale clocking me in at 228 at 5'3" tall. I honestly couldn't believe it. I knew that I hadn't gotten my eating habits under control in...