What Scares Me About Diabetes
What Scares Me About Diabetes and diabetics
Is when I meet a diabetic who thinks:
I don’t have to watch my diet as long as I take my pills.
My doctor is a professional, I trust him to keep me healthy
I must be o.k., I feel o.k. (I felt o.k. right up until I had a stroke)
I don’t think diabetes is as dangerous as people tell me.
I don’t need to check my sugar levels.
Fails to realize the person who is responsible for their health is them.
Thinks they can cheat & eat junk all the time without consequences.
Or . . .
Going blind because you failed to manage yourself.
Meeting someone who has already lost body parts & will not change.
The thought that millions will get diabetes due to ignorance.
Doctors that think prescribing drugs is all they need to do for their patient.
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