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If you are a diabetes caregiver, how involved are you in the care of your loved one?
I am 100% involved in the daily management of this disease.
 
My loved one is managing it but I play an integral part.
 
I help in some ways but the main job belongs to my loved one.
 
I am only needed in emergencies.
 
I'm not a part at all, but I want to be!
 

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by Brenda Bell
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