kept wanting a little card to hand people who get all up in my diabetes. especially this time of year with potlucks and holiday treats at work.
but the internet didn't provide, so i made one. help yourself, it's a word document, should print double sided and then just cut along the lines. i made it in a word 2003 business card template but i can't print it until tomorrow.
a little of my own words, a few things from some friends, and a couple of word choices from the behavioral diabetes institute.

http://catastrophegirl.com/diabetesetiquette/

edit, update

mentioned to a friend who is diabetic and she also has lupus and asked me to do one for that. i also have MS and was planning one for that anyway. so now there may be a whole set eventually, the link is here. the invisible illness one is a rough draft so, on THIS at least i welcome your input.

http://catastrophegirl.com/awarenesscards/


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Comment by Gerri on November 28, 2010 at 7:47pm
Love it! Great work!
Comment by David B. on November 29, 2010 at 3:01am
I appreciate your enthsiasm.

Here is a link to antoher diabetes etiquette card: Diabetes etiquette card: http://behavioraldiabetesinstitute.org/downloads/Etiquette-Card.pdf
Comment by Jason Sandeman on November 29, 2010 at 6:02am
Oh Snap! I love the card! There should be one to print up for healthcare professionals as well, with the following: "No, an 8.7 IS HIGH, I KEEP TIGHT CONTROL." :)
Comment by marti w on November 29, 2010 at 8:44am
thanks David B. but that one didn't suit my needs. I tried it, but in my experience if you hand someone something that folds up they put it away and forget about it. my goal with this was a quick read, barely any effort required.
Comment by conniem on November 30, 2010 at 2:44pm
Good job. It is amazing how the questions and comments are the same for all of us.
Comment by Maureen on December 1, 2010 at 2:03pm
Have to say, I absolutely hate it when people try to peer at my glucometer when I'm testing.

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