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Does diabetes run in your family?
Yes, one or both of my parents has/had it.
 
Yes, one or more siblings has/had it.
 
Yes, one or more of my children has/had it.
 
Yes, one or more members of my extended family has/had it.
 
Two or more of the above apply to me.
 
No, I am the first one that I am aware of.
 

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by Lindsey Guerin
Because I wear my Dexcom on my arm, I’ve slowly adjusted to the fact that people will ask me about it. Sometimes it’s the rude and inquisitive “What’s that?” and sometimes it’s somewhat sincere curiosity “Is that a (insert random type of medical device that they assume)?” Sometimes it bothers me more than others depending on how they ask and how they respond once I’ve told them what it is. I have limits to how much myth-busting I want to do in everyday conversation and how much rudeness I can...