I've had a lot of diabetes-related interactions with people that have been crummy, miserable experiences. But I have been fortunate in that so many other moments of discussion and disclosure have been informative and supportive ... and sometimes there's a bit of free candy thrown into the mix.
"I spied the bag of Skittles in a display behind the counter.
“Actually, can I also add a bag of those Skittles, as well?”
The girl shot me a confused glance. “You want Skittles and the fitness center? Doesn’t that go against the whole ‘working out’ thing?” She wasn’t being rude; she was genuinely bewildered."
The rest of this story is over at Animas. :)