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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 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...