Age: 37 Year Diagnosed: 1998 Location: Chicago, IL

“Well, early in my diagnosis, I was at the bowling alley and we were going to grab some food. So I gave myself my injection for what I wanted to order. Unfortunately, my dad got held up and by the time he was ready get us something to eat, my glucose levels had bottomed out and (I was told - because I don't remember) I was jumping from table top to table top dancing while the workers of the bowling alley were trying to get me down!

The more you fight against this disease the harder you will find it to be! I say this all the time but we should not try so hard to be "normal"! Anyone who has ever accomplished anything in life was never considered "normal"! So let's our amazing DiaBadAss selves!