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The dLife staff had diabetes for a week and the pressure was on! How long did it take you to get into the swing of managing your diabetes to your satisfaction?
The dLife staff had diabetes for a week and the pressure was on! How long did it take you to get into the swing of managing your diabetes to your satisfaction? Visit the dLife Gets Diabetes community group.

I felt like I was in control right from the start.
 
It took me a few days to start finding my groove.
 
For me it was a few weeks before I thought I had a handle.
 
Months, but I'm way more in control now.
 
Months, but I'm way more in control now.
 
A year or more.
 
I have had diabetes for a long time and I am STILL trying to get it right.
 
I haven't had diabetes very long and I am still learning.
 

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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...