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Do you find it difficult to go grocery shopping for diabetes-friendly foods?
No. I buy whatever I want regardless of the impact on my blood sugar.
 
No. I know exactly what I want to buy every time I go to the store.
 
Yes. I have trouble remembering what foods are diabetes friendly.
 
Yes. It takes me a long time to read the nutrition facts and make my decisions.
 
Yes. It's difficult for me to find foods that fit into my diet and that my family will eat too.
 

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by Brenda Bell
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