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In what way does your involvement in an online diabetes community MOST impact your diabetes management?
It helps me stay positive and not feel isolated by sharing my experience.
 
It keeps me informed by reading about others' experiences.
 
It motivates me to keep my health a priority.
 
It keeps me up-to-date on my treatment options.
 
I haven't found participating in an online diabetes community to have any impact on my diabetes management.
 
I'm not sure. I never really thought of it before!
 

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