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How truthful are you when discussing your diabetes self management with your healthcare provider?
The truth and nothing but the truth!
 
I think some things should be shared on a need-to-know basis.
 
My doc can't handle the truth!
 
I have the best of intentions, but I don't always fully disclose.
 
I'm not always sure what I should be sharing.
 

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by Brenda Bell
There are two reasons it took me as long as it did to "come out" publicly with diabetes (and hypertension). One was denial: in my mind, I was too young to have type 2 diabetes — a condition I only knew in people over the age of 55 — and the other was fear of public shaming. Turn back the clock several years before my own diagnosis. Our workplace was a bit more stratified, with two editors above me. The elder of the two was somewhat overweight and, like many...
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