I'm wondering if T2 diabetics feel like people think it's their fault they got the disease? Is there more "sympathy" for people with T1? I am a type 2 (fairly) newly diagnosed, and sometimes I do feel like people around me think I gave it to myself. I DON'T think the people on this site discriminate, that's why I'm here!! I've seen the "discrimination" first hand in my profession too, from people who just don't know any better, it stinks! I personally feel like numbers don't matter, it's just a terrible disease!