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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Where do you get the majority of your information on diabetes self-management?
My doctor and medical team
 
Online diabetes community sites, such as dLife.
 
In-person support groups
 
Facebook
 
Internet research
 
Books, magazines, and publications.
 
TV
 
Family/friends who also have diabetes
 

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by Nicole Purcell
I am body dysmorphic. Since my teens, I have had what has been diagnosed as a distorted view of my weight, shape, and size. It is challenging, and it really does make living with diabetes even more difficult. For three days, in spite of no changes in a regimented eating and exercise routine, I have felt gigantic. I can barely look in the mirror because I don't like what I see. I feel as if I have tons of fat beneath my skin, just pulsing against the pores. I feel like...