I believe it’s beautiful that diabetes like coronary heart illness, HIV and doubtless Siberian huskies with pink paws will get its personal big day of recognition. In case you are doing one thing to carry higher consciousness to what it’s prefer to reside with diabetes, I applaud you. Maintain going.
I lately was a part of the #dedoc Voices, an extremely vibrant group of individuals residing with diabetes who gathered from around the globe for the current EASD convention in Hamburg and ISPAD convention in Rotterdam. Respectively that’s Germany and the Netherlands.
I made this mini shout out to what number of years I’ve been residing with sort 1, 51. Not riveting, tis true and no cliffhanger, however hey. And now you realize the picture above is the Joslin medal for 50 brave years.
I’ll proceed to provide a shout out to these of us who reside with this situation. To assist educate, assist folks get entry to very important medication and assist encourage well being professionals to deal with us like folks, not machines.
I do that day-after-day simply by residing with my situation, I don’t need to be on a stage. As a result of whereas it’s good for diabetes to have its personal day yearly, we nonetheless have it the opposite 364, and now that I’m of a sure age that’s over 20,000.