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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I am body dysmorphic. Since my teens, I have had what has been diagnosed as a distorted view of my weight, shape, and size. It is challenging, and it really does make living with diabetes even more difficult. For three days, in spite of no changes in a regimented eating and exercise routine, I have felt gigantic. I can barely look in the mirror because I don't like what I see. I feel as if I have tons of fat beneath my skin, just pulsing against the pores. I feel like...