Recently was going to take over a Diabetic Meetup in LA area but felt it would be too much for me to handle. I recieved mail from Type 1 diabetics that made it bluntly known they really didn't want nothing to do with Type 2 diabetics. Obviously, being a LARGE AND IN CHARGE TYPE 2 DIABETIC....... I was slightly offended.
I have noticed on other sites and even on this site there are some attitude differences between Type 1 and TYPE 2. I don't understand why? I know the treatments maybe different. And I do understand that Type 1 diabetiecs are long time sufferers of this ailment. But to be so mean and not want discuss your experiences with a TYPE 2 diabetic is ridiculous.
I personally take ownership of the fact that I caused myself to develop diabetesthrough unhealthy eating and lack of physical activity. Actually had a fun time doing it...Now that I am wiser I am doing my best to live with it and exercise. Isn't that what ALL DIABETICS SHOULD BE DOING???
Please help me understand & give me your thoughts. I want a decent discussion about this. I am not trying to play favorites.