I work hard every day. My pancreas? Not so much.
Today is World Diabetes Day. Today we honor Dr. Frederick G. Banting, who was born November 14, 1891, and who is best known for having co-discovered insulin. Happy 126th Birthday, Dr. B.
So, today is World Diabetes Day, and in honor of that fact I thought I’d take the time to revisit the 30 things about my invisible illness meme that I’ve shared in the past. It’s been a couple of years since I last updated that and there have been some changes in my routine and way of thinking. So, it’s time for an update. Here we go! The illnesses I live with are: Type 2 Diabetes & Congestive Heart Failure I was diagnosed with them in the year: 2008 But I had symptoms since: Longer than I really care to admit. Looking back, I probably had the symptoms of type 2 diabetes for at least a few years before…
On Monday night, the Diabetes Community Advocacy Foundation launched an online store with a line of t-shirts for the Blue Fridays initiative. I ordered mine that night and got it this afternoon. To order a shirt of your own, visit http://dcaf.spreadshirt.com .