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Do you have a certified diabetes educator?
Yes, I see my CDE whenever I visit my diabetes care doctor.
 
Yes, I see my CDE at least once a year.
 
Yes, but I haven't seen him/her in over a year.
 
No, never.
 
What's a CDE?
 

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by Brenda Bell
There are two reasons it took me as long as it did to "come out" publicly with diabetes (and hypertension). One was denial: in my mind, I was too young to have type 2 diabetes — a condition I only knew in people over the age of 55 — and the other was fear of public shaming. Turn back the clock several years before my own diagnosis. Our workplace was a bit more stratified, with two editors above me. The elder of the two was somewhat overweight and, like many...
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