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What do you think is the hardest part of diabetes?

 
     

Meal planning and diet

 
 

10%

 

6

 
     

Blood sugar monitoring

 
 

17%

 

10

 
     

Insulin injections or using the pump

 
 

3%

 

2

 
     

Exercise and sports

 
 

5%

 

3

 
     

Social interaction (acceptance by friends, family, school, isolation)

 
 

1%

 

1

 
     

Hypoglycemia and the fear of going low

 
 

26%

 

15

 
     

Complications

 
 

8%

 

5

 
     

Financial costs or insurance issues

 
 

17%

 

10

 
     

Other

 
 

8%

 

5

 


Total votes: 57

 

What do you think is the hardest part of diabetes?

Poll dates: March 28 - April 4, 2018
Total Votes: 57

For years, each year that we ran this poll, the result were the same: by a wide margin, our readers feel that hypoglycemia and the fear of going low is the hardest part of diabetes. We'll run this poll again next April to see if the results are changing.

This table shows how readers have answered this question over the years:

Answer   Apr 2018 Apr 2017 Apr 2016 Apr 2015 Apr 2014 Apr 2013 Apr 2012 Apr 2011 Apr 2010 Apr 2009 Apr 2008 Dec 2006 Dec 2005 Dec 2004 Dec 2003 Feb 1999
Meal planning 10% 8% 13% 12% 9% 7% 12% 10% 13% 10% 14% 14% 12% 14% 18% 42%
Blood sugar monitoring 17% 34% 8% 12% 13% 7% 9% 10% 12% 12% 11% 15% 19% 13% 10% 14%
Insulin 3% 1% 1% 6% 2% 3% 1% 5% 2% 2% 5% 5% 4% 6% 6% 9%
Exercise and sports 5% 3% 5% 4% 1% 4% 4% 7% 4% 2% 6% 3% 5% 2% 3% 5%
Social issues 1% 1% 5% 6% 5% 2% 5% 7% 4% 6% 6% 6% 6% 5% 6% 6%
Hypoglycemia 26% 20% 37% 43% 46% 53% 44% 41% 41% 31% 35% 39% 34% 41% 38% Not asked
Complications 8% 10% 8% 6% 5% 9% 10% 12% 12% 11% 10% 11% 10% 14% 11% 16%
Financial 17% 12% 16% 2% 7% 10% 6% 6% 5% 9% 6% -- -- -- -- --
Other 8% 6% 1% 6% 7% 4% 8% 4% 6% 3% 4% 4% 6% 3% 5% 5%

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