It may be a little late in the season for the Santa/ m&m commercial,
but every single time I meet
someone who has no idea about type1 diabetes (or diabetes in general) finds
out that I'm a PWD (person with diabetes,) they always act
and this commercial ALWAYS comes to
Is it "ironical" that an m&m commercial should make me think of
Maybe,but fitting none the less.
We the people with type 1 diabetes, DO EXIST.
No need to faint or act surprised that we are what we are & look the way we do.
We aren't as elusive as people make us out to be,
we're not the freaking Chupacabra for goodness sake!
And unfortunately, like our type 2 brothers and sisters, our numbers
are growing every single day.
So acknowledge us John Q. Public; Marketing execs, Newscasters and the likes there of,
because until there's a cure, we aren't going any where.
It's not only time that you recognized us,
it's time you got to know us - all of the many faces that
make up the diabetes family.
Not just the ones the media always presents,pushes,& continually