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Updated August 26, 2011

Living with type 1 diabetes is hard enough. But when you have to wade through all of the misinformation about diabetes that friends, family and acquaintances have, it can be challenging. Of course, our job is to educate others about the facts so that they can better understand diabetes and what living with diabetes is really like. What are some of the most common or challenging myths you are exposed to when you tell others you have diabetes and how do you respond?

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