Kid President Tells Us How to Say “Diabetes”

by Leighann on August 28, 2012

In my book Kids First, Diabetes Second there is an entire chapter devoted to the language of diabetes. One of the sections is diabetes slang and includes some of the best phrases and words used by people dealing with diabetes.

Diabeetus (pronounced “di-uh-bee-tuss,” like the actor Wilfred Brimley) You can laugh or roll your eyes every time you hear him say it.

I was laughing so hard I was nearly crying. If you don’t take it from me, then take it from Kid President…

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1 katy August 28, 2012 at 6:34 am

I love it! I need to send it to my dad. He also says “Chi-neice” for Chinese.


2 annie August 28, 2012 at 8:18 am

Love.It! :o)


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