Janis Roszler, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE, FAND is the 2008-2009 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year. She is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, and Marriage and Family Therapist. Janis is the author of Diabetes on Your OWN Terms, and co-author of Approaches to behavior : changing the dynamic between patients and professionals in diabetes care and education, The Secrets of Living and Loving with Diabetes, and Sex and Diabetes - For Him and For Her, which was nominated for the 2009 Consumer Book of the Year by the Society for Sex Therapy and Research. Follow Janis on twitter: @dearjanis.
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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...