Hi I have recently been diagnosed with type 2 and have had some interesting comments from the medical profession. The diabetic nurses opener was ' the good news is you are less likely to lose a limb these days!! ' to which my reply was that's a pity I was hoping for a peg leg, mahogany with a nice chrome hook! The Urology specialist today was 'you are too fat for a diabetic' to which my reply was you are too small to be telling an 18st tattooed diabetic he is fat!! Whilst my response to negativity appears flippant it still hurts no matter how brave a face you put on it . The good news is there are people on this group who can offer advice, support and a giggle. It's diabetes,it is what it is, and too be honest it has made me stop and take stock of everything I take for granted. Perversely it's probably the best thing that happened to me.