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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 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...