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Do you know anyone who has died from complications of diabetes?
Yes, but I really think it was because they didn't take care of themselves.
 
Yes, but I don't think it was from lack of self-care.
 
No.
 
The only person I know with diabetes is me/my loved one.
 

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by Brenda Bell
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