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This Diabetes Awareness Month, I declare...
I will make changes in my diet.
 
I will improve my exercise habits.
 
I will test, not guess!
 
I will make doctors' appointment AND keep them!
 
I will get the help I need in any area of struggle.
 
I will join a support group.
 
I will learn more about my type of diabetes and how to handle it.
 
I will learn/improve my A1C.
 
I will do a combination of some or all of these.
 
Other! I may just go to the declare. Share. Move Forward. Community Group and talk about it.
 

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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...