One of our diabetes friends from Melbourne, Australia, is Renza Scibilia, a type 1 since 1998 who we’ve had the honor of knowing in the Diabetes Online Community for years now. Though we’ve been interacting online for a while, it wasn’t until the ADA Scientific Sessions in June 2013 that I finally had the chance to meet Renza in person — huddling at the convention center there in Chicago with our much-needed cups of coffee…Read more »
Not so long ago, I would’ve cringed at the idea of getting together and hanging out socially with other people with diabetes (PWDs).
Seriously. Why would anyone want to wear diabetes on their sleeve or get together because of diabetes? Especially when you have to live with it every day.
But now, I crave these connections – the chance to meet up with friends, where diabetes may come up in conversation but it doesn’t have…