I still have days when having diabetes makes me angry and sad and days where I’m just enormously tired of this never ending disease. But 25 years on, I’m no longer in denial and I’ve accepted who I am. It’s even possible to move from grief to pride—those with type 1 diabetes are among the hardest working people you’ll ever meet. I’m proud of us.
This, I am afraid, is a bit of a tearjerker for the parent of a child with diabetes, particularly if you read the footnote about the author:
Rosamund Snow (b 1971; PhD, MReS), died by suicide on 2 February 2017