Educate yourself before speaking out about a disease that affects over 26 million Americans.

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Robert Deptula
6 years ago
Joan Rivers has never been funny...

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Tammy Dewey
6 years ago
I have friends and relatives with diabetes. My aunt lost her leg below the knee. It is appalling that someone much of society may view as an educated adult would make fun of something like this. Joan needs to get educated. I knew Quinn from "way back when" and admired her leadership, commitment, and passion to causes that matter to her then. She is truly an inspiration and I am better for having crossed paths with Quinn.

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Kenneth Oatman
6 years ago
Quinn is my friend. I have many friends with T1 and T2 Diabetes. It is ignorance like this that perpetuates incorrect stereotypes. She should be ashamed.

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Jenna Dean
7 years ago
Ms. Rivers in her time in show business(going on 100 years?) has lead a career that degrades and belittles a person just in the name for a laugh. The audience in the past has praised this behavior, and thus reinforcing Ms. Rivers to continue her horrid act. Most likely do to the fact that the audience all know that it is Ms. Rivers, the joke is really on, her countless plastic surgeries to stay young and beautiful in fact has only made her less beautiful. Beauty is being proud and confident in who one is inside and out. Ms. Rivers lacks this confidence of her own-self so she takes it out on others. However, Ms. Rivers has hit a new low when she made the sickening and fictitious remarks on diabetes. This behavior by Ms. Rivers can no longer be reinforced she needs to be called out for her actions. It is people like Ms. Rivers that give a wrong account of not only Diabetes, but far importantly what beauty really is. Beauty is not fitting in a size two. Beauty is the acceptance of loving oneself and the importance to love others. for who they are.

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Teri Veith
7 years ago
I am a Certified Diabetes Educator(RN) who has had the privilege of working with people with diabetes for 15 years. I have seen struggles and amazing success stories of people living well with diabetes. It is daily hard work for them and we need to be aware, supportive, and encouraging. Way to say it Quinn!

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kris wyman
7 years ago
My daughter has diabetes.

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Kelly Ameele
7 years ago
I am a type 1 insulin pump dependant diabetic

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cassandra ogorman
7 years ago
because i am diabetic myself and know people that are and have died from it!

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nona prather
7 years ago
I am am type 1 diabetic for almost 20 years. I am not overweight! Never have been.

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Elizabeth Stockley
7 years ago
Think before you speak, Joan! Beautiful people come in all shapes and sizes.