The other day I was trying to explain about controlling diabetes to a person with a functioning pancreas. I thought I was doing okay until they said “so you work out what you’re eating and put insulin in to deal with it”. In brief, yes, I suppose that’s true. It just makes it sound so simple.
The other week I had another conversation with someone who’s recently been diagnosed type 1. They were truly baffled by the fact that although they’d eaten the same thing and taken the same insulin from one day to the next, their results ;