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Was your diabetes originally misdiagnosed?
Yes, I was told I was type 2 but I am actually type 1.
 
Yes, I was told I was type 1 but I am actually type 2.
 
I'm not sure, but I do suspect they got it wrong.
 
I don't think so, but now I want to find out.
 
No, I am type 1/ type 2 for sure.
 
I never thought to question it.
 

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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...