Inked Diabetics

If you have tattoos, or simply admire others' ink, this is your home! If you've ever had people say, "Tattoos? But you're diabetic!", come on in! Share artists, responsible studios, locales... A place to share your ink (keep it tasteful, kiddies!)

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My Inks...

Started by Chun. Last reply by Eric Oct 27, 2014. 5 Replies

Show your ink.

Started by Tee. Last reply by Gary Z Jul 24, 2014. 209 Replies

my new D tattoo

Started by meh_mtl. Last reply by meh_mtl May 25, 2014. 5 Replies

Been awhile....

Started by Andi. Last reply by Brendan Leber May 9, 2014. 1 Reply

Gruss von Krampus!

Started by Brendan Leber. Last reply by Brendan Leber May 7, 2014. 2 Replies

Medic Alert?

Started by duckatect. Last reply by AlexaBug Apr 24, 2014. 5 Replies

My sons new tattoo....

Started by Katsz. Last reply by melanie Jan 25, 2014. 3 Replies

Facebook post of new diabetes ink.

Started by GeekDaddy. Last reply by kiddo8888 Jan 24, 2014. 2 Replies

tats on inject area?

Started by bufbuffalo. Last reply by Piscesyin Dec 11, 2013. 7 Replies

My Diabetic Tat

Started by SoxFan4Ever Dec 10, 2013. 0 Replies

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Comment by Andi on December 17, 2008 at 5:33am

Some good ideas on this page
Comment by Nicolette on December 17, 2008 at 12:08am
I'm looking for a different tattoo for my wrist in place of a med-alert bracelet. Any ideas or sites I could check out? A friend's sister got a simple "1 Diabetic" written tattoo on her wrist, which I like, but I'm intersted in seeing more examples. Help?
Comment by Chris Funk on December 10, 2008 at 8:17am
I'm highly addicted. A friend of mine is an artist and owns Ink Machine Tattoos and Piercing here in Lincoln, Ne. I love it so much I started making his website for him ( I started collecting in high school, when a friend bought a starter kit, with dreams of being a tattoo artist in the future. Funny, he's now a doctor!
Comment by Brea on December 9, 2008 at 5:02pm

it says SERENDIPTY in my best friends handwriting. its our favorite movie and our friendship really is serendipity (an unfortunate accident). i told her to not go psycho bitch on me bc im stuck with her handwriting on me for life!

it did hurt like hell right on my ribs and he told me to just watch extra careful bc obviously it will take longer to heal. but i clean it as he told me and i love it with all i have!!
Comment by Sandy Graham on December 3, 2008 at 5:53am
I have 2. My first was in 1995. It's a heart with my husband's name inside. He was getting his re-colored and my name added above at the same time. I wanted one and he said only if the artist wouldn't see any private parts(lol). I wanted it where it wouldn't show or hurt. The guy said the shoulder is tough due to purses and bra straps rubbing on it. The 2nd is on my right shoulder in memory of my dog Misty. It's a heart with her name inside too and a paw print above.
Comment by Rachel on November 29, 2008 at 6:55pm
I have always wanted to get one but i was told not to because i am diabetic, what all should i do before i would get one?
Comment by Alicia on November 3, 2008 at 8:42am
I didn't have a problem with either of my tattoos. I think as long as you follow the healing instructions and keep it clean, you shouldn't have any problems. What is your tattoo going to be??
Comment by Leigh on November 3, 2008 at 6:35am
Hi Jonathan! I have 8 tattoos. 7 are small, the 8th was a 1/2 sleeve. I've been for 3 sessions so far and it's still not complete. It is very detailed. Keeping it clean is most important. And keeping it moist with unscented lotion is key. You don't want it drying out, scabbing and peeling. I can go into more specifics in a message if you wish. When is your date for your new tattoo?
Comment by Johnathan Hulse on November 2, 2008 at 8:18am
hey everyine im ndew to the site and i will be gettin my first tat on the 9th and i wanted to know if it is any praticular procedures i shld take when its healing
Comment by Alicia on October 9, 2008 at 4:39pm

I got my 1st one at 18 and my mom freaked! she said "you better tell you doctor about that!" But as long as it healed well, the doc said it was A-O-K

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