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What do you do to raise awareness during American Diabetes Month?
Try to get my patients motivated by the event.
 
Participate in community screening programs.
 
Educate outside the office by speaking to community groups.
 
Take part in diabetes fundraisers.
 
Two or more of the above.
 
Nothing special.
 
Other.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...