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Do you talk about your diabetes with anyone other than your doctor?
No way.
 
I talk to close family/friends only.
 
I may share if someone asks about it, but I don't volunteer information.
 
I am open about my diabetes/belong to support groups, but I don't use any platforms like blogging.
 
I talk. I blog. I vlog. I tweet. I communicate any way I can!
 

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by Brenda Bell
Like many of us with non-insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes, my biggest diabetes expense is test strips. In theory, test strips are covered by my insurance — but not nearly enough of them, and not for a device small enough to fit in my pocket. This means that if I want to have the option of testing when I want, where I want — or in more doctor- and road-safety-compliant terms, when and where I need to test (there has to be some proportion of...