TITLE

Unsung Hero

AUTHOR(S)
Galaska, Chet; Lisa
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Diabetes Forecast;Oct2014, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A personal narrative is presented in which the author explores his experience of getting support from his wife for managing his diabetes along with comments on experiencing hypoglycemia after taking high dosage of insulin.
ACCESSION #
98489012

 

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