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Have you seen Dr. Nat Strand's latest vlog on transitioning to college? If you had diabetes in college, which of the issues discussed in the video did you struggle with the most?

I had a hard time working with a local a pharmacy.
 
Food was my nemesis!
 
I had issues with including friends in my diabetes management.
 
It was hard to work with a local physician or get home to see mine.
 
Focus (organization) was my struggle.
 
Freedom from my parents was tough on both of us!
 
My biggest issue was revealing my diabetes in the first place.
 
I was battling peer pressure a lot of the time.
 
Diabetes wasn't my struggle, it was others' ignorance instead.
 
I struggled with all of these!
 
No real struggles. I managed my diabetes pretty well while I was in college.
 

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by Brenda Bell
Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...
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