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Are the people around you prepared to handle a diabetes emergency?
Yes, everyone around me knows what to do.
 
Yes, my family knows, but my co-workers and other people I spend time with outside the home don't.
 
Yes, my co-workers and other people I spend time with know what to do, but my family doesn't.
 
No, no one around me knows what to do.
 

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by Carey Potash
During that long first week in the hospital following diagnosis, the endocrinologists and nurses teach you many things. A proper hairy eyeball is not one of them. The hairy eyeball comes with time. Eyes are squinted at 30 degrees without blinking. Head moves slowly in direction of intended target and protrudes forward alien-like. Lips are tightly aligned and locked. Limbs and torso are...