Bennet Dunlap, MSHC, is a health communicator and consultant. Two of his four children are teens living with type 1 diabetes. He describes himself as more or less type 2 and the more he exercises and eat well the less his has type 2 diabetes is an issue. His passion for diabetes support led him to pursue a master's degree in Health Communication from Boston University. He's been an active member of the diabetes online community since 2007 when he started his blog, Your Diabetes May Vary.
Today, in addition to his blog, he hosts the Internet radio show "DSMA Live ‘Rents" and produces content for theBetesNow.com and DrinkingWithDiabetes.com.
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Because I wear my Dexcom on my arm, I’ve slowly adjusted to the fact that people will ask me about it. Sometimes it’s the rude and inquisitive “What’s that?” and sometimes it’s somewhat sincere curiosity “Is that a (insert random type of medical device that they assume)?” Sometimes it bothers me more than others depending on how they ask and how they respond once I’ve told them what it is. I have limits to how much myth-busting I want to do in everyday conversation and how much rudeness I can...