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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 Brenda Bell
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