Before we get into the article below, it is important to mention that this article has received a lot of feedback from when I first posted it on our Facebook page. Many people were offering their thanks that this was found and shared, and now available to be shared with their friends and loved ones.
I know first hand the common misconceptions surrounding diabetes, and for those that are following, know that I am all about raising awareness and helping others through a communal effort in managing diabetes better through moral support or otherwise.
I would also like to recognize the effort that The Mighty put together in partnership with the Diabetes Research Instiute with the images and quotes you see below.
If you feel that someone can benefit from this information, please share it with them.
1. “It’s insulin or death. No pills, no diet, no exercise will make it go away.” —Kelly Connelly Enriquez
2. “It’s bad, but please don’t make that face and say ‘I’m sorry!’” —Dawn Melvin Bobbitt
3. “I wish people understood the difference between type 1 and type 2.” —Lisa Inglis