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Does your health insurance meet your diabetes needs?
Yes, my health insurance covers all of my diabetes needs.
 
My health insurance covers most of my needs, but I still have to cover a few things out of pocket.
 
My health insurance covers some of my diabetes treatment needs, but I have to pay for a substantial portion out of pocket.
 
I am on Medicare and/or Medicaid.
 
I don't have health insurance.
 

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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...