The Wrong Debate

The other day we came across a post on the Medscape entitled “Is 'Diabetic' a Dirty Word? A Doctor and Patient Debate” and all we could think of is here comes the diabetes language police. That the West Coast Mafia fresh off the ADA conference were once again more concerned with how something was being said over the substance of what was said. The post states the following;

“Is "diabetic" a dirty word? Cynthia Rissler says it is, explaining that her son has diabetes, but he is not a diabetic. "Just because you have diabetes, it does not mean that . . .

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