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Has having diabetes changed the way you view other diseases?
Having diabetes makes me more worried about developing other diseases.
 
Having diabetes has not changed the way I view other diseases.
 
Having diabetes makes me more informed about other diseases, but I am not more concerned in any way.
 
Having diabetes is enough for me. I barely think about other diseases.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
Ten years ago, I sat in my Primary Care Physician's office. I had just been weighed and measured. A nurse had just taken my vitals and my blood pressure had come in a bit higher than usual, which was no wonder because I sat there a nervous wreck. In the year since my last physical, I'd gained another fourteen pounds. I was the heaviest I'd ever been, the scale clocking me in at 228 at 5'3" tall. I honestly couldn't believe it. I knew that I hadn't gotten my eating habits under control in...