Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Today's Diabetes Blog Week Topic:
We, The Undersigned...Recently various petitions have been circulating the Diabetes Online Community, so today let’s pretend to write our own. Tell us who you would write the petition to – a person, an organization, even an object (animate or inanimate) - get creative!! What are you trying to change and what have you experienced that makes you want this change?
Today, today I want to petition the body of people with T1 Diabetes to make a change.
Of course some easy answers would be for the pancreas to begin working properly again or even for a cure!
Today, that is not what my petition is about.
This petition is about carbohydrates and bodies of people with T1 Diabetes.
I mean, why the discrimination?
Why does the body have to treat carbs differently.
Some are fast acting, some are slow absorbing, and some are in the middle somewhere.
I need them to be treated the same.
I need the composition of all foods to be treated the same.
Carb absorption shouldn't be based on the amount of fat or having to subtract fiber.
Life with T1 would be SO much easier and less stressful if I wasn't having to chase high blood sugars due to eating some pizza before bed. Stupid fat slowing the absorbtion!
Therefore, I petition that all carbs be treated equally.
We, the undersigned petition the bodies of people with T1 Diabetes to treat all carbohydrates equally.
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See you tomorrow!
*Disclaimer: I am a mom of a T1 Diabetic child and a child with Allergies/Asthma. I am NOT a doctor. I just play one in real life. Please do not take anything in this post or any other post on this blog as medical advice. If you have questions or concerns of your own, please seek advice from your doctor.*