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When it comes to managing your diabetes, do you feel like you are in it alone?
Very much so, but I wish I weren't.
 
Except for my doctors, I don't feel like I have anyone else.
 
Sometimes, but not too often.
 
I think I have great support.
 
I wish! I have TOO much help!
 
Absolutely, but I prefer it that way.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
I am body dysmorphic. Since my teens, I have had what has been diagnosed as a distorted view of my weight, shape, and size. It is challenging, and it really does make living with diabetes even more difficult. For three days, in spite of no changes in a regimented eating and exercise routine, I have felt gigantic. I can barely look in the mirror because I don't like what I see. I feel as if I have tons of fat beneath my skin, just pulsing against the pores. I feel like...