People who don’t know much about diabetes (and who like to get all up in other people’s business) might express their concern about the effects of sugary foods on your health. Little do they know that pizza has always been the real enemy.
"Living with diabetes is stressful, frustrating and exhausting, and my general response to people who encourage me to find the bright side of diabetes is to want to slap them. Nonetheless, while I’d take a successful pancreas transplant in a heartbeat, there are certain benefits that diabetes can provide…"
T1D author Laura Kronen gives names to all the lows she has experienced. Can you think of more?
“What’s interesting about low blood sugar is that the symptoms are never the same from person to person or episode to episode. There are many types of lows, and you can experience a different one every day or even a few simultaneously.”
People with diabetes often face a less talked-about side effect of their disease: stigma.
"And in the digital age, people easily spread misinformation and stigma online with ignorant memes, though people with diabetes often fight them with blogs and Facebook pages with memes of their own.."
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