Diabetes Awareness Month: D-Quote #12, Strength

by Cynthia

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! I am pleased to present you with D-Quote, a Diabetes Light initiative that gives voice to our community and helps provide awareness for this challenging invisible condition. Thank you for reading. I encourage you to pass these meaningful quotes and stories along to increase our advocacy and outreach efforts. All advocacy moves us closer to a cure. Thanks for your help! 🙂

**A special thanks to our community members for taking the time to write and bravely share their stories and experiences to provide diabetes awareness.


“Diabetes is something I do, something I care for, not who I am. I am a woman who loves, plays, hurts and struggles. Has successes and failures, good days and bad days. I am strong and healthy, sensitive and emotional yet capable and willing. I will not be defined nor limited by a diagnosis. I am so much more both because and in-spite of diabetes.”

Sama St Pierre
Living with Type 1 since 11/17/92
Dx’d at age 17



Special note: Today is Sama’s 21st diabetes anniversary! Please join me in celebrating her! Happy Anniversary Sama, you are amazing!! Much love to you. <3

You have just read a D-quote, a Diabetes Light initiative to create awareness and support for November’s Diabetes Awareness month. Please like, comment and share to promote advocacy and awareness for diabetes. Thank you!

*Like/follow us on Facebook at Diabetes Light: My holistic journey to health to read more quotes this month from those living with and affected by diabetes. The quotes are also being shared at http://diabeteslight.com!

In Peace & Light,


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