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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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What's your diabetes personality type?
Control Freak - I'm obsessive about everything concerning my diabetes.
 
Striver - I do my best, but often feel that I could do better.
 
Rebel - I'm very involved with my diabetes care, but seek treatment options outside the mainstream.
 
Self Assured - I stay on top of my diabetes but don't let it dominate my life.
 
Slacker -I get by with the minimum possible effort.
 
Ostrich - When it comes to my diabetes, I prefer to stick my head in the sand.
 
Along for the Ride - I do what I'm told, but that's about it.
 
Don't Know.
 

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by Carey Potash
Some people have trained diabetes alert dogs that bark and lick their face in the middle of the night when their child is experiencing dangerously high or low blood sugars. I don't have a dog to wake me up. When I sleep past the alarm and forget to test my son's blood sugar, I turn to my go-to guy - a hallucinatory stone-faced murderer. Completely zonked hours after I wanted to wake up and check Charlie, I found myself walking along the...