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Don't Be Shy!

When it comes to diabetes management, some questions are easier to ask than others. Talking about blood sugar numbers is one thing, but how do you ask your doctor about the potentially embarrassing topics, like sexual issues, rashes, and other medical unmentionables?

It's time to strip away the shame and deal with these diabetes curve balls as they come. Read on to find out more about those questions you always wanted to know the answer to, but were afraid to ask.

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Reviewed by Janis Roszler, MSFT, RD, CDE, LD/N 06/13.


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by Nicole Purcell
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