dLife Daily Tips

Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

Read More
Are you concerned about losing your job if you reveal you have diabetes?
Yes. I keep it to myself.
 
Yes, but I've told people that I trust.
 
No, but I still keep it to myself.
 
No. My boss/co-workers are aware.
 
I'm not sure.
 
I've already lost a job due to my diabetes.
 

52 Views 0 comments
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...