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Is Your Partner Bad For Your Diabetes?
Is Your Partner Bad For Your Diabetes?
Some people keep their diabetes to themselves, and others wear their diabetes on their sleeve and make it part of their introductions. It can be a clumsy conversation or it can be handled with confidence, but being close with someone means they know what your "dLife" involves. Having a partner who supports you and your diabetes is important for your health.

Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD 4/08.

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