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Are you dreading your next A1C test?
Yes! I can't seem to win no matter what I do!
 
Yes, but I already know I didn't do what I needed to.
 
Yes, even though so far I've been meeting goal.
 
Not really, even though I know I'm not where I should be.
 
Nope! I am doing well and expect more of the same.
 
You couldn't pay me to take that test.
 
What?! Am I supposed to do that regularly?
 
What's an A1C test?
 

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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...