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May is National Mental Health Month. How often do you feel genuinely stressed because of your diabetes?
I'm genuinely stressed about my diabetes every day!
 
My diabetes stresses me out a few times a week.
 
My diabetes only stresses me out a few times a month.
 
I'm stressed about my diabetes very infrequently.
 
It is what it is - my diabetes doesn't really cause me stress.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
Ten years ago, I sat in my Primary Care Physician's office. I had just been weighed and measured. A nurse had just taken my vitals and my blood pressure had come in a bit higher than usual, which was no wonder because I sat there a nervous wreck. In the year since my last physical, I'd gained another fourteen pounds. I was the heaviest I'd ever been, the scale clocking me in at 228 at 5'3" tall. I honestly couldn't believe it. I knew that I hadn't gotten my eating habits under control in...