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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 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...