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My journey in the diabetic world
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. As a diabetic for over twenty years, I do my best to raise awareness for this disease every year.

If you have diabetes, please take care of yourself. Follow the plan your doctor has for you. Your diet, taking your meds, and exercise is more important than you really know.

I didn't take care of myself. I refused to take my medications. I ate anything I wanted. I laughed when people warned me. Now, I wish I had listened. I have vision impairment due to high glucose levels. I am an amputee. My lower right leg was lost due to a sore on the bottom of my foot that wouldn't heal due to diabetes. I am in end stage renal failure and on dialysis. Last year I had a heart attack and almost died.

I tell you these things as a warning as to the things that can happen. So please, don't follow in my footsteps. Take care of your diabetes. That piece of cake isn't worth it.
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