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Do you believe you have been the victim of diabetes discrimination in the workplace, school, or elsewhere?
Yes. I know for a fact that my diabetes has been held against me.
 
Yes I think so, but I can't prove it.
 
No, I don't think I ever have.
 
No, but I have seen it happen to others.
 
I'm not sure.
 

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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...