A decade ago, some folks began to object being called diabetics. Instead, they proposed “person with diabetes” or “people with diabetes.” Or simply PWD.
Given the major differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, I now propose PWT1D (person or people with type 1 diabetes) and PWT2D.
And so no one’s left out: PWLADA. Person with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adulthood.
Whadda u think?
Steve Parker, M.D.