Age: 22  Year Diagnosed: 1996  Location: Fullerton, CA

"When I was 10 years old, I tried to "prove" to my friends I didn't have diabetes, and ate a whole jumbo bag of skittles, the next couple of hours I had myself some humble pie to go with it. Wasn't my proudest moment.

Learn to control the disease, rather then let the disease control you, you will be happy in your years to come."