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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Are tattoos, piercings, and other body art taboo for people with diabetes?
No. I wear my body art with pride and I manage my diabetes too.
 
No. It's fine for others but I still wouldn't do it.
 
Yes, but I did it anyway and I'm doing OK.
 
Yes. I did it and I think it has affected my diabetes.
 
Yes. I am body art free and plan to stay that way.
 
I don't know.
 

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by Lindsey Guerin
As a Type A personality with a perfectionist streak, diabetes management is something that easily gets under my skin. If I can’t do something perfect, then I’d much rather just not do it at all. Which is why burnout creeps up on me super fast. A few days of pesky numbers and I am ready to throw all things diabetes out the window and watch it get hit by an 18-wheeler. So attempting to get my A1c into the lowest possible range ever has proven incredibly tasking for my perfectionist...