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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 Nicole Purcell
I have a friend, M, who has diabetes and never, ever tests her bloodsugar before she gets behind the wheel. This has always worried me about her. On Wednesday, she had a bad accident after passing out behind the wheel. She hit another car head on. I thank the universe that no one was killed, but she and the driver of the other vehicle were both badly injured. She's got a long healing road ahead of her, as does the woman she hit. I was talking about the...