I came across a good (and a little old) blog about the things people should not say to someone with diabetes. The classics like: "Should you be eating that?" or " You don't look like you have diabetes."
People say some really stupid and insensitive stuff out of ignorance (at least I hope it's ignorance or I just may have to slap someone).
Here is the blog:https://www.ontrackdiabetes.com/blogs/datelin...
Like most chronic conditions that people have no experience with, it's hard to wrap your head around living with it. People make weird assumptions based on misconstrued and sometimes flat out wrong information. I can't always fault them…but I certainly can take some time to clear things up a bit.
What are some of the things you HATE that people say or do to you? What do you say back? What do you do to help them understand better?
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