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Frequent blood sugar testing is a key part of good control. What do you consider the biggest barrier to more frequent testing?
The expense of test strips.
 
The discomfort of lancet sticks.
 
The inconvenience.
 
Embarrassed or self-conscious of testing in public.
 
Other.
 
Nothing - I test all the time.
 

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by Lindsey Guerin
Today marks 22 years with type 1 diabetes for me. It doesn’t seem real. When I see other diabetics who have had it for 40, 50, 60 years, it just makes it feel like there is so much further to go. An endless amount of this life. 22 years is a lifetime for me. It is 85% of my life…22 years out of just 26. And I don’t even remember the first four diabetes-free years. Do not get me wrong. I am grateful for a fairly healthy 22 years. I do not have complications. I have been blessed to...