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Has diabetes complicated your allergies or vice versa?
Yes! My diabetes is a little harder to control during allergy season.
 
No. My diabetes control is the same with or without allergies/allergy meds.
 
I'm not sure. It's hard to know what to blame!
 
I'll ask my doc. It never occurred to me that allergies/allergy meds could wreak havoc.
 
I don't have allergies.
 

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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...