Today’s Zenspiration is in honor of World Diabetes Day Diabetes affects more than 220 million people worldwide. The International Diabetes Federation predicts that at least one in 10 adults could have diabetes by 2030.
“At first glance, D.I.A.B.E.T.E.S. is Difficult, Intense, Anxious, Bothersome, Everyday, Timely, Eerie, and Sugarfree. But as a whole, D.I.A.B.E.T.E.S. is Discovering Internal Abilities to Boldly Encounter The Earth with a Smile. Sometimes life can be hard (for everyone), but you can do anything you set your mind to even with diabetes. Nothing can stop you if you approach it with the right attitude!”
This was written by 19 year old Christine Burns, winner of the “Simple Inspirations” contest. Bayer partnered with Nick Jonas, a diabetic since the age of 13 for the contest designed to inspire all diabetics by demonstrating that people with diabetes, both young and old can live full and engaged lives by effectively managing their condition.
Christine spent the day with Nick Jonas at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Los Angeles Walk to Cure Diabetes. Here’s a look at the video in honor of World Diabetes Day that launched today.