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Being diabetic is a lifetime disease

I am a diabetic with Type 2 diabetes. I was first diagnosed more than 25 years ago and over the course of time, I have moved from controlling diabetes with diet, then to pills, and now finally with pills and insulin.

Every quarter, I dread the A1C test that my family doctor orders up. It can track your blood glucose levels for 90 days. The test tells me how well I have been managing my diabetes in the previous three months (you can't cheat on the test unless you have someone else provide the blood sample).

And then you wait for the results.

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