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

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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.

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