Sunday, March 13, 2011

Isn't it Time?

Why hasn't someone (perhaps JDRF?) pushed to have Awareness Posters with T1 warning signs placed in Pediatricians offices? A simple symptoms poster placed on the wall within each exam room could save so much suffering for many children in those weeks and days before diagnosis. These posters could surely even save lives.......

Isn't it time?

5 comments:

Nikki of Our Diabetic Warrior said...

That's an awesome idea! Have you contacted JDRF with that idea? I definitely would!

Heidi / D-Tales said...

Brilliant idea!!! It IS time!!!

Wendy said...

It is SO time.

Not just for the parents who sit and read the walls while waiting...but as a reminder to the professionals that walk into the room and blow off the symptoms!

Anonymous said...

It is way past time. JDRF will probably not help with this; maybe the ADA, believe it or not. I, for one, could devise a far more educational ad than the "Our Hope is Boundless" commercial JDRF runs. Why should people help fund your cause if they have no idea what these kids and adults go through on a daily basis? How dangerous it is to depend on a drug such as insulin to survive? JDRF's ad campaigns need to get to the nitty-gritty of life with Type 1. They are too vague, presently.

Denise said...

Great idea! I will talk to our JDRF chapter and my pediatrician.