The Defiant Older Woman with Diabetes

A fun Vine video has been making the rounds for the last couple of years. It’s short and hypnotic. In it, an older woman with diabetes cheerfully describes the high-carb meal she is going to have:

You can just watch it over and over again. (Thanks to Travis Manni for finding this for us.)

And it raises so many questions. Who is this woman? Does she have Type 1 or Type 2? Was beer and chocolate cake a staple in her diet (probably not)? What was the occasion for this indulgence?
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Craig Idlebrook is a past editor for Insulin Nation, Type 2 Nation, and Información Sobre Diabetes. He is now the community engagement and content manager for T1D Exchange.

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