Project Description

Diabetes in My 50s?! Now What?


“Okay, so the question and exclamation marks in the title suggest that perhaps this diagnosis came out of the blue and wasn’t expected. False. I had several “prediabetic” bloodwork results and enough lay knowledge of medicine to know that I was at risk — dietary habits, overweight, age … a lot more “yes” boxes checked than I care to admit. Nonetheless, when you first hear those words, it’s shocking and terrifying … and yes, surprising.”