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What prevents you from getting the tests recommended to help manage your diabetes?
I don't have a doctor directing my diabetes care.
 
I have a doctor, but he/she didn't recommend additional screenings.
 
I can't afford all the tests I need.
 
I don't have time to get all my screenings.
 
I don't have transportation to get to my screenings.
 
Too overwhelming/ can't remember all the exams I need.
 
I don't know which tests I need to take.
 
I don't see a need for some tests.
 
I am on top of all the tests my doctor recommends.
 

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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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