I posted this on my WordPress blog & thought that it was worth sharing here. We could all use a good laugh!
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I mentioned in my Funny Searches post that someone had searched using the term “what does a diabetic look like.” Unfortunately, I lost that screen shot when my computer died. Yesterday, someone was searching again for pictures of diabetics so I have new screenshots.
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The very top search on the first picture was “pictures of diabetics.” Then we had a slightly different search and someone searched for “pictures of someone who has had gastroparesis.” That one is towards the bottom of the second picture and I highlighted that one. If you go up 4 from that, you will see “picture diabetic.”
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I really don’t understand why someone would think we look different. Like I said in my other post, go to TuDiabetes and see what some of the members look like. We come in a pretty wide variety and I am really not sure what we should look like!
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Comment by Doris D on March 11, 2011 at 11:36am
What Dores A Diabetic Look Like? Well just like anyone else! Who thinks we look any different?
Comment by Kathy on March 11, 2011 at 12:06pm
A few years ago I went to a hand clinic for my trigger finger. The physician's assistant was taking my history and I told him I had Type 1 diabetes. He ss\aid, "so do I". And I immediately replied, "but you don't look diabetic".
Comment by Kelly WPA on March 11, 2011 at 2:13pm
Doris, if someone using Goolgel or some other search enginge asking what a diabetic looks like they must think we look different!
Comment by Kelly WPA on March 11, 2011 at 2:14pm
Doris - I can't type - I know what Google is spelled like & I guess I can't fix it here.
Comment by Kelly WPA on March 11, 2011 at 2:15pm
Kathy, did he smack you? That is funny that you said that though.
Comment by Doris D on March 11, 2011 at 4:02pm
Had to come back and say we're cuter and smzrter than the average Joe! LOL!
Comment by Kelly WPA on March 11, 2011 at 4:22pm
Of course we are cuter Doris. Just look at your picture, who could possibly say that you weren't cute! We just can't type!
Comment by Doris D on March 11, 2011 at 4:31pm
LOL To true about the typing! LOL! That's my oldest g-daughter. Isn't she just the cutest?
Comment by Kelly WPA on March 11, 2011 at 6:48pm
Yes, your granddaughter is really cute Doris. She must look just like grams! I hope she wasn't looking at your meter when that pic was taken.
Comment by acidrock23 on March 12, 2011 at 7:25am

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