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.
Kim, author of the blog Texting My Pancreas and creator of the famed You Can Do This Project, shared this video. 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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