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Do you think having diabetes makes you spend more money on food?
No, I have no difficulty sticking to my food budget.
 
It's a challenge, but I find ways to stay within my budget.
 
Yes, I definitely spend more money on food.
 
I spend more money at the grocery store, but less money on eating out.
 
I do spend more money on food, but it's not because of my diabetes.
 
I've had diabetes all my life so I have nothing to compare my spending to.
 
I never really thought about it!
 

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...