Just for fun complete the sentence. You know you're diabetic when...

I'll start.
...you leave a trail of test strips behind you.

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.. you can't argue with people without them asking if you have a low blood sugar

So true! Kind of annoying you can't get mad or hyper like any other person would.

Yeah but it's nice to know you have an out in case you say something stupid.

When Your life sucks 24 hours a day

.... when the most exciting part of your day is a good blood sugar after eating something you normally don't.

when you pack more D stuff than you do bathing suits and sunblock for your Caribbean vacation

there is already a thread dedicated to exactly this :-)

http://www.tudiabetes.org/forum/topics/you-know-youre-a-diabetic-wh...

You know the carbs and portion sizes of what's in a "strange" refrigerator.

......your mother asks you how you've been and you answer in numbers.

You stop to picnic on the roadside in somewhere in Europe and your husband (not diabetic) recognizes an Accu Check test strip on the ground!

You no longer have a small handbag.

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