Archive for the ‘Humor’ Category

Video: Bill

Contributor: Bill;

Connection: Person with type 1 diabetes

Standout Quote: “The real challenge about diabetes is living with it; trying to put diabetes in your front view, not have it in your back view. Who wants to think about their diabetes all day long? Maybe a simple way to do it is to think about it at specific times, so we’re making our management more predictable.”


Video: Kerri

Contributor: Kerri;

Connection: Person with type 1 diabetes

Standout Quote: “We can do this; I know that we can. We can master this monster; we can draft up a plan. Or just fumble through days we’re unsure how to weather; the point is – we’re in this, and we’re in this together.”

Video: “Captain Glucose and Meterboy”

Contributors: “Captain Glucose” (type 2) and “Meterboy” (type 1)

Connection: Superheroes living with diabetes

Standout Quote: “Controlling your diabetes is not always easy, and some days you have to fight a little harder. But it’s something that doesn’t have to tie you down.”

Video: “Lady LADA”

Contributors: “Lady LADA” and daughter

Connection: Person with type 1/LADA diabetes

Standout Quote: “If I can do it, anyone can. Baby, you were born this way. BOLUS!”

Video: Kelly

Contributor: Kelly Rawlings; @KellyRawlings

Connection: Person with type 1 diabetes; editor of Diabetes Forecast magazine

Standout Quote: “Whether you’ve lived with diabetes for just one day or one half century, you are not alone. Diabetes isn’t easy, but you are worth the effort.”

Video: Ginger

Contributor: Ginger;

Connection: Person with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease

Standout Quote: “All you have to do is your best. That doesn’t mean perfection. It doesn’t mean what your doctor, mom, dad, sister, or boyfriend wants. It’s what YOU, today, right now are capable of.”

Video: Rachel

Contributor: Rachel;

Connection: Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 8

Standout Quote: Being a diabetic is hard to explain/But sometimes its okay to complain/The DOC can help you out!/Full of people who know what D is about”