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WILLIAM A WENRICH
wawenri at msn.com
Thu Dec 15 17:10:21 GMT 2016
Type 2 diabetics get it worse. Most people don't know the difference between contributing factor and cause.
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> On Dec 15, 2016, at 10:00 AM, quietann <quietann at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 11:38 AM, WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:
>> I get upset when people accuse my son of being a bad parent and giving
>> Elanor too much sugar and causing her diabetes. But that is an accusation
>> (a rather stupid one) and not caution.
> Difference: the person accusing your son is just uninformed -- making a
> stupid assumption. Your son can choose to correct them, or not. I have
> had Type 1 diabetes for 41 years, and I cannot tell you how many people I
> have corrected about it. Yes, I get annoyed, but the intent is (almost
> always) good, as in some sort of misguided intention to save me from
> myself. Someone who does it a second time gets my full ire.
> (Note to everyone: every person with diabetes handles sugar a bit
> differently. Some consider themselves "allergic to sugar", others find
> that they can eat it in varying quantities, which for the most part they
> have figured out already, and they bear the consequences -- and are not
> ignorant of this.)
> The person fat-shaming another isn't just uninformed; they are trying to
> cause trouble. It's not like a fat person doesn't know they are fat;
> making comments about it is just rude.
> quietann at gmail.com
> aka "The Accidental Jewess"
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