Make A Difference
Ten Ways YOU Can Get Involved
in Diabetes Awareness Month
"Diabetes awareness" is a daily state of mind for the almost 24 million Americans living with the disease. But each November, the rest of the country takes notice as diabetes dominates news headlines during Diabetes Awareness Month. Want to do your part in spreading the word and improve your own diabetes health in the process? Read on for ten ways to make a difference in diabetes awareness this month.
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Because I wear my Dexcom on my arm, I’ve slowly adjusted to the fact that people will ask me about it. Sometimes it’s the rude and inquisitive “What’s that?” and sometimes it’s somewhat sincere curiosity “Is that a (insert random type of medical device that they assume)?” Sometimes it bothers me more than others depending on how they ask and how they respond once I’ve told them what it is. I have limits to how much myth-busting I want to do in everyday conversation and how much rudeness I can...