What are issues on daily basis that bother you?

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Bad days at work are when I have someone who has been newly diagnosed with diabetes and isn't at all interested in any information about DM because they know everything because they have a family member who has it. I just know these people will not take care of themselves and will come back in the hospital with complications.

Successes are when people are receptive to new information and take the info and use it to better thier BG control. It is so rewarding to know I was able to help them in some small way.
A Bad day at work is despite all my teams efforts we are unable to prevent the loss of a life, On the flip side it is a great day when we are able to prevent that loss of life.

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