The Type 1 community often looks to those who have had Type 1 diabetes for decades to find pearls of wisdom for how to stay healthy long-term with the condition. While they are an inspiration, it’s important to remember that they are human, too, and they have had their shares of troubles with blood sugar management. This photo sent to us by Darlene Schiesser for our “Type 1 Diabetes Snapshots” series with this succinct caption:
“I have had diabetes for over 30 years. It’s been a few years since I have had to be in hospital. It still sucks.”
Yes, we imagine it does. Thank you, Darlene for sharing this.