When Words Hurt: “Diabetic” Vs. “Person with Diabetes”

What’s more respectful: “Diabetic” or “Person with Diabetes”? This small linguistic difference means a great deal to some in the diabetic community.

DiabeticDanica recently took to youtube to present both sides of the linguistic argument and express her thoughts on the subject.

Do you prefer to be called a diabetic or a person with diabetes?

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