Sharon Potts is one of six siblings. Five of those siblings have diabetes.
“I’ve had it for 15 years,” she said. “I hate taking medications and I’ve been insulin dependent for five years.”
Smithfield’s Judy Bender said coping with the disease is still confusing after two years of dealing with it.
Dallas Milliner sympathized and singled out Cook’s pharmacist George McDonald for helping him learn about diabetes. “I had a hard time finding information,” he said.