Richard Vaughn

#IWishPeopleKnewThatDiabetes is a much more easily managed disease now than it was in the distant past, when I was diagnosed. After receiving a medal for living with type 1 diabetes for 50 years, I attended a meeting for medalists in 2011. The picture shows some of...

Asha Agar Brown

I wish people knew that diabetes means that sometimes you’re in a full out war with your body before 9am. I wish my co-workers knew that the pleasant smile I have on my face when walking through the door this morning is a mask. I wish they knew how hard it was...

Alanna Swartz

I wish people knew… I wish people knew that I want them to ask me about life with diabetes, but I am scared that I will scare them. I wish people knew that sweeping generalizations about life with diabetes is harmful to finding a cure. I wish people knew that...

Renza Scibilia

I wish… I know a lot about diabetes. So do those around me. It’s not by choice, I should add. It’s out of pure necessity. And to tell the truth, I really wish they didn’t know so much. I have never been one of those people who think that others without a connection to...

Anna Norton

#Iwishpeopleknewthatdiabetes doesn’t hinder us from doing anything. Twenty two years ago, I never dreamed I would lead an organization dedicated to educating and supporting women living with diabetes, just like me! I’ve met so many inspiring women, all...

Bennet Dunlap

My Dear Kelly, Nice work with #IWishPeopleKnewThatDiabetes! Here’s my 2¢: I wish that people knew that diabetes policy advocacy is like a Continuous Glucose Monitor (and can be for a CGM!). Gary Scheiner calls CGM diabetes rumble strips. It hums along quietly...