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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).
9%
Sometimes it does, and in those moments I feel out of control.
10%
Sometimes it does, but I usually feel like I can put diabetes back in its place.
17%
I think so, but my family doesn't see it that way.
0%
No. So far I have managed to feel like I have control and my child(ren) are not shortchanged.
20%
No more or less than a million other things get in the way of what I want to do for my kids!
13%
Never considered it before. Maybe!
2%
Not quite any of these other answers.
25%
Total votes are 74
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by Brenda Bell
Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...
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