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An Ode to the Diabetes Workforce on Labor Day

As Labor Day offrs a break from our usual work routines, let's take a moment to recognize all those who devote their lives to making a difference for the Diabetes Community -- everyone from researchers and medical professionals to all of us PWDs (people with diabetes) who work tirelessly just to  live  every moment of each day. And of course, we PWDs know there's  never  really a day off from diabetes. An Ode To All Diabetes Workers To those who make the "magic elixirs" Mixing the fast-acting or long-acting mixtures Storing these live-saving meds in bottles, pens or vials To help us endure our daily blood sugar trials We thank you for the work you do.   To the meter-makers and the pump assemblers Whose work rarely a patient remembers Building the systems and evaluating, testing We raise our calloused fingertips in thanks — no resting! We test our blood many times a day On any meter brand, in many a way Waiting for the countdown to see our #bgnow Hoping for little effe