• Goals For The New Year: Why You Shouldn’t Label Yourself A Diabetic

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    By: Laurie Block, MS, RDN, CDE

    It’s the beginning of a new year, typically, a serene time to reflect about the past year, think about all your accomplishments, and set new goals.

    If you have diabetes and hope to set goals involving diabetes management, one of the single most important things you can do for yourself, if you haven’t already done so, is to not label yourself a “diabetic.”

    It may seem like semantics, but labeling yourself in a category may actually prevent you from making change.

    As a young intern, I learned early on not use the word diabetic in practice, when I had the opportunity to work with a respected psychologist who shared with me her thoughts on why it is important not to label people.

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    Posted by giKYDm6yHg @ 8:40 pm for Diabetes, Good Reads, My world |

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