Have you ever thought about how diabetes has affected your life in a positive way? Have you had experiences that left you smarter or with fond memories that make you smile? Have you made friends that you cherish? For a lot of people, diabetes comes with a silver lining. Below, TNN Ambassadors reflect on the bright side of their diabetes and why they wouldn’t so easily give up their diagnosis.
Thomas Raeymaekers, Belgium
Since my diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in 2011, the disease has played an enormous role in my daily life. More than ever before, I am aware of my body and health and, compared to before my diagnosis, I make better choices on living and eating healthy. But probably the best thing that diabetes gave me is, since I joined Team Novo Nordisk, I can make a change for people living with diabetes. I am truly blessed that I can wake up every day and have an impact on people’s life. Giving back to the diabetes community is the best thing diabetes gave me and it’s why I would not give back my diagnosis. And, you don’t have to be a professional athlete to realize that upside. Just by …read more
Via:: Team Novo Nordisk