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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 had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...