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Has anyone ever wondered why our disease has a label "diabetic" when people with other disease aren't labeled. I've never heard anyone called by there disease except alcoholic and drug addict. What ??

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2012.
Lancaster, PA
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Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
There are plenty of diseases with labels, but I guess they don't have the hysteria surrounding them like we do

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2012.
Lancaster, PA
I understand the hysteria here in the US 1 out of 3 are diagnosed with it. Our country has a major problem. A Diabetes Dr takes 6 months to get appt.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
It's a huge problem everywhere. Am very grateful to be living here in Aus. Our health system works quite well

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2012.
Lancaster, PA
Ours is just about making money

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
😢 our care is all free unless you want to go private. Our medicine and supplies are heavily subsidised

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1972.
Littleton, MA
Yes. Among DOC friends we use PWD. Person With Diabetes.

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