Category Archives: Diabetes Type 2 Stigma
I’d Rather Have Cancer Than Diabetes
File Under: Someone Actually Said That to Me Welcome to my first installment of “Someone Actually Said That to Me.” I’m sure as a person with diabetes, no matter what type, you’ve heard some bone-head comments. Please take a moment to share what someone said to you in the comment section. I was diagnosed […]
Are YOU the Cause of Type 2 Diabetes?
Are type 2 diabetics out-of-control, chip-eating couch potatoes? Or does diabetes develop first and then cause symptoms such as cravings, fatigue, and weight gain? Look up scholarly articles and you will find arguments for each side. Some will say obesity causes inflammation and then diabetes. Others will say obesity is a consequence of inflammation. If […]
I Have Type 2 Diabetes and I am NOT Ashamed
There are tons of patient-written diabetes blogs out there. For some reason, those created by people with type 2 diabetes are in the minority. Considering 90-95% of people diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes, logically there should be at least 8-9 type 2 diabetes blogs for every type 1 blog. Right? Instead, active type […]