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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 Lindsey Guerin
As a Type A personality with a perfectionist streak, diabetes management is something that easily gets under my skin. If I can’t do something perfect, then I’d much rather just not do it at all. Which is why burnout creeps up on me super fast. A few days of pesky numbers and I am ready to throw all things diabetes out the window and watch it get hit by an 18-wheeler. So attempting to get my A1c into the lowest possible range ever has proven incredibly tasking for my perfectionist...