The average American manages to throw out 4.5 pounds of solid waste (a.k.a. trash) every day. And while there are no hard statistics on how much garbage the average American with diabetes generates, we think it's safe to say that it's probably considerably more.
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Many people say that depression is a side effect or complication of diabetes. Without discounting the association of the psychological condition with the physical one, I'm not convinced that our high and/or unstable glucose levels are directly responsible for that change in our mental state. My belief is that the unrelenting need for self-care, for following the sort of care schedules that can drive licensed, professional caregivers crazy, is what overwhelms us...