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Fear of Needles and Diabetes

If you are afraid of needles, you are not alone. More people have what is called needle phobia than have diabetes. At least 10 percent of us have needle phobia, according to Dr. James Hamilton’s ground-breaking article, “Needle Phobia: A Neglected Diagnosis, in the Journal of Family Practice”. About 7 percent of Americans have diabetes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent count. Continue Reading