I won’t bore you with the details of diabetic complications. Here’s the question: Does having fear of them incessantly pounded into you really help? Most of us know what they are. We get it.
But it doesn’t change how difficult and unpredictable the disease is. Or how frustrating it is to try to manage the beast while full well knowing the possible consequences of failing to do it well enough.
Fear can be counterproductive, as Renza Scibilia discovered. She tells her story at http://www.diatribe.org/why-scare-tactics-dont-work-diabetes