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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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Diabetes Forum

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 TheOneType on April 4, 2012 at 8:33pm

Aww very nice love what it stands for Sheri :)

Comment by Sheri Turner on March 27, 2012 at 5:53pm

I'm the mom of type 1 diabetic. I got this tattoo about 2 months ago. My daughter designed it. It means "Someday I'll be able to say my daughter USED to have diabetes"

Comment by Cherise on March 26, 2012 at 5:45pm

Oops picture is again sideways.

Comment by Cherise on March 26, 2012 at 5:45pm

Recent ink. Its going to take a few more sessions due to the fact of money. I work in two hour sessions and for the area that this tattoo will be completely in probably will work best. Its starts out on my front (as in the picture) goes up over my shoulder down my back where it curves onto my ribs at my arm pit. One of his claws just happen to be right at my arm pit on my side.

Comment by acidrock23 on March 22, 2012 at 5:58pm

I agree very nice Jesus! Sorry I missed this thread when it went up but well, better late than never? I like the colors in there a lot.

Comment by Julieann on March 5, 2012 at 3:22pm

Jesus: The tattoo looks wonderful. Good job,

Comment by Jesus Ingles on March 5, 2012 at 10:47am

My first tattoo already colored in.

Comment by Jesus Ingles on March 5, 2012 at 10:44am

My first tattoo, without color.wolf black and white

Comment by Caoilte Pickle on January 29, 2012 at 8:49pm

So many pretties! Ya'll are amazing :)

Comment by mom2jnr on January 28, 2012 at 2:57pm

My newest tat is in my profile photo. It is 3 weeks old.


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