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Giving up on diabetes is not an option!


I’m a Type 1 diabetic for the past 22 years. To be honest, it’s not easy every day but staying positive and trying your best every day is what gets you through to the next day.

If you’re not positive you care less, I promise you will regret it in the future because so much can go wrong.

Try to watch what you eat, and if you want to be naughty check your sugar level. Be responsible, stay positive and grow old with diabetes. Giving up is not an option!

– Vinsens Van Der Poll

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  1. Exactly, Vinsens! Giving up is not an option. What an inspiring thought to start the day – thank you!

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