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Etiquette and blood gloucose monitors

When I need to check my blood gloucose in public, should I go to a restroom or other quiet place? Sometimes I catch people staring at me suspiciously. I also check it at my desk after meals. Most of my co-workers know I am diabetic and, as far as I know, have not complained to a supervisor about my testing at my desk. I would like to hear from everyone; diabetics, where do you test when in public and non-diabetics, would it disturb you to see someone checking their blood gloucose at a neighboring table in a restaurant or at their desk? When testing in a restaurant, I always do it just after we order so there is no food on our table yet.
Asked On : Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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it is bad habit to test blood in public for what ever the reason. first of all what is the necessary for you to test blood in public. is it that absolutely emengency to do that test. it is not ok for the non diabetics as well as diabetes people also.

Answered: Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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