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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 Lindsey Guerin
Because I wear my Dexcom on my arm, I’ve slowly adjusted to the fact that people will ask me about it. Sometimes it’s the rude and inquisitive “What’s that?” and sometimes it’s somewhat sincere curiosity “Is that a (insert random type of medical device that they assume)?” Sometimes it bothers me more than others depending on how they ask and how they respond once I’ve told them what it is. I have limits to how much myth-busting I want to do in everyday conversation and how much rudeness I can...