Type 1 diabetes is one of those diseases that is 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. It goes with you everywhere – there are no vacations. Due to constantly having to deal with the disease, burn out can be quite common. Humor can be an effective way to help cope by injecting laughter into the sometimes crazy things high and low blood sugars can make a person do. Sometimes the humor can be about the misperceptions surrounding Type 1 diabetes or about ways to make what people with Type 1 go through seem normal
The internet and social media have been a great means to distribute these types of humor through videos, memes and funny photos. Humor can sometimes be insulting to some, while, at the same time being funny to others. However, due to the vast amount of funny Type 1 diabetes videos, memes and photos, there should be something for everyone. Some examples are the memes that say things like
Do you use humor to cope with Type 1 diabetes or another health issue? What are some of your favorite websites to find your humor of choice?
“Diabetics: the only people who shoot up to avoid getting high,”
“I’m so alpha my body killed my beta cells.”
Some examples of Type 1 diabetes humor are:
“laughter can be the best medicine.”
**All photos are from PINTEREST and Type 1 Memes on www.facebook.com