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Laughter can be a powerful tool for teaching, stress relief, and even better diabetes control. dLife offers these free, downloadable cartoons for a patient pick-me-up or a unique accompaniment to your lesson plan. Click on the cartoons for a larger view.
About The Artist
Award-winning certified diabetes educator, cartoonist, and former AADE Educator of the Year Theresa Garnero is the author and illustrator of DIABETease, a collection of cartoons to promote diabetes self-management.
Learn more about Theresa and find out how to order her book here.
Chunky Bean and Vegetable Soup Moroccan Cooked Carrot Salad Grecian Sweet Egg Braid Risotto Primavera Mediterranean Style Vegetable Pasta with Feta Cheese and Veggie Sandwiches Steamed Dill Carrots Grapefruit and Avocado Salad Poppy Seed Dressing Morning Coffee
Today marks 22 years with type 1 diabetes for me. It doesn’t seem real. When I see other diabetics who have had it for 40, 50, 60 years, it just makes it feel like there is so much further to go. An endless amount of this life. 22 years is a lifetime for me. It is 85% of my life…22 years out of just 26. And I don’t even remember the first four diabetes-free years. Do not get me wrong. I am grateful for a fairly healthy 22 years. I do not have complications. I have been blessed to...