Diabetes True Confessions
They say confession is good for the soul. It's also a good way to show others they are not alone in their challenges. Talking about what ails you can also foster a sense of community.
We asked the dLife community: What self-sabotaging habits do you have that derail your diabetes management?
Boy, did you respond! And our dLife experts had something to say too that can help with those challenges so you can move forward!
Reviewed by Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFNC. 8/14
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As a Type A personality with a perfectionist streak, diabetes management is something that easily gets under my skin. If I can’t do something perfect, then I’d much rather just not do it at all. Which is why burnout creeps up on me super fast. A few days of pesky numbers and I am ready to throw all things diabetes out the window and watch it get hit by an 18-wheeler. So attempting to get my A1c into the lowest possible range ever has proven incredibly tasking for my perfectionist...