Tuesday Topic: Why Do I Care When Someone Says Diabeetus?

Brimley Comparison                                                                                              Image taken from Brimley’s Instagram.

Saturday night I happened upon a ridiculous show on Animal Planet, America’s Next Cat Star where Brimley was in the final round of contenders. The judges referenced the striking resemblance the cat had to Wilford Brimley. The first thing that popped to mind – Diabeetus, not his accomplished years as an actor. It made me think – why do I feel the need to correct someone when they say “diabeetus”?

Kid President’s YouTube video addressing the Diabetes – Diabeetus controversy is a good lead into this Tuesday Topic.

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A T1D Night Out – Part II (Halloween)

Going Out With Diabetes

Last Friday night, Halloween, marked the opening of a new era in my life–going out with continuous glucose monitoring. Some may say So what? Big deal. I’d respond with Have you ever tested your blood sugar at the bar? Try remembering to test your blood sugar at the bar. Continue reading