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Hurricane season runs from June through November. If there were a weather emergency, do you feel you'd be prepared to manage your diabetes?
Yes, I am ready for anything, any time!
33%
I'm prepared for most disasters, but my diabetes would be tricky.
14%
I'm prepared for a diabetes emergency, but a disaster would be tricky.
32%
I've thought about it, but I'm not ready for emergencies at all.
13%
No! I need to get on it!
2%
I'd rather not think about such things.
3%
Total votes are 226
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by Nicole Purcell
Having lived with diabetes for over three decades, I've heard more than my fair share of ignorant comments. Sometimes, all I can do is shake my head and laugh. Other times, I get internally irate. And there are times when I take a moment to correct some piece of misinformation; if I feel my correction will be taken without issue. Here, are my top ten things I believe no person with diabetes should ever have to hear. That are also, unfortunately, all too commonly uttered. ...