Don’t Bench Me For My Diabetes

It’s already hard enough to have teens accept their diabetes, but when they finally make it over that hurdle, many more challenges come their way. Type 1 Ginger ran into the issue while playing basketball in high school. While being a responsible teen athlete and checking her blood sugar before a game, Ginger realized teaching her coach about her diabetes takes a lot more than telling them you have diabetes.

Listen to Ginger’s experience and how she found herself benched. It taught her the importance of discussing her diabetes with her coach to avoid awkward situations like this.

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