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There are many stories here and elsewhere of those who have "given-up", quite literally people who quit being diabetics or even acknowledging they have diabetes at all.
Teens, 20 something's, beginners and experienced folks alike.
They don't care about insulin coverage, picking random numbers out of thin air...
Eat anything and everything and do not cover for it...
People who go for days without ever taking insulin at all,
People who test not at all or very rarely despite taking injectable insulin
All kinds of examples...
It is a slow and painful process what I call dia-cide; in effect passive "suicide" by diabetes.
My question, how would you reach someone in that kind of bad head space?
If you were watching a fellow diabetic spiral into a certain "crash and burn" mode,
Your child, your partner, someone that you cared about, a young person you knew/heard of...
how would you "talk them down" so to speak...
Anyone have ideas how to do that?
I'm betting there might be a few