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It's National Diabetes Month. What will you be doing to raise diabetes awareness?
I am giving donations directly or by shopping.
 
I am going to attend diabetes-related events.
 
I am taking political action.
 
I am going to share in a support group.
 
I will be improving my own management.
 
I am doing a mix of these things.
 
I will be doing something but not these things.
 
I am not planning to do anything special.
 

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by Brenda Bell
There are two reasons it took me as long as it did to "come out" publicly with diabetes (and hypertension). One was denial: in my mind, I was too young to have type 2 diabetes — a condition I only knew in people over the age of 55 — and the other was fear of public shaming. Turn back the clock several years before my own diagnosis. Our workplace was a bit more stratified, with two editors above me. The elder of the two was somewhat overweight and, like many...
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