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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
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...