When will it stop?
On Monday night Village on a Diet aired one of the most frustrating misconceptions about type 1 diabetes when a teacher was concerned her class was going to develop "Juvenile diabetes" because of their bad eating habits and lack of exercise.
Read my blog post HERE
Then on Tuesday night Village on a Diet and CBC stepped up after receiving emails, phone calls and live chat comments from concerned T1's and family members about the teachers comments.
Read my blog post HER
and now Wednesday morning and facebook is all a buzz with more uneducated, misleading comments made by Ricki Lake stating "Juvenile diabetes" is preventable on Good Morning America.
Here is the link to view GMA and Ricki Lakes comment
My letter which unfortunately I only had to change a few lines from the letter that I sent Village on a Diet and CBC has been sent to GMA and I started a discussion page on Ricki Lakes new books facebook page HERE
When will it end? but a even better question is...
what's up with everyone that is misspeaking about type 1 diabetes using the term Juvenile diabetes? maybe that's why it is an "old and out dated term"
and an update on this topic ** I just thought it was far to post a LINK HERE to Ricki Lakes correction on diabetes** and maybe a little later I will have a blog about my thoughts on her "correction".