Yeah, another giveaway.  But HELL YEAH because giveaways are awesome because they support the diabetes community, signal boost a small business, and provide something diabetes-nice to counteract the diabetes-crumbs that can bring you down.  A little lift is good.

Today, I’ve partnered with Rachael from Dia-Be-Tees for a fun t-shirt giveaway.  I found her store today after doing a search for “fun diabetes t-shirts” and finding this one:

This shirt is everything:  diabetes humor, word play, and involves a lesser-known-but-still-fluffy animal.  I’M FOR IT.

When I first found the shirt online, it was only available in kids’ sizes, but after sending a message to shop founder Rachael Price, she created an adult version.  And when we got to talking, and just like that there’s a giveaway on SixUntilMe and have I mentioned how much I love the Internet sometimes?  This is one of those times.

Rachael shared some of her diabetes story with me:

“As a type 1 diabetes survivor – 11 1/2 years! – a mom, teacher, and wife, I wanted to increase awareness and visibility of diabetes. So many people are ‘silent sufferers’ because this disease isn’t always obvious. I wanted to support my fellow survivors/fighters, and also contribute to JDRF. With every shirt sold, JDRF receives a donation. We need a cure, but until then, why not have some fun with our shirts and raise awareness at the same time? Please join our community and share the diabetes love!”

Would like to win a t shirt from Dia-be-tees?  Here are the rules:

  • Leave a comment on this blog post!
  • Follow @dia_be_tees on Instagram or their Dia-Be-Tees Facebook page.
  • Do these things by Sunday night (July 1).
  • Alpaca winner on Monday morning and they can pick any Dia-Be-Tees t-shirt as their prize.

Thanks to Rachael for partnering with me for this giveaway!

UPDATE:  Winners have been notified, and thanks to Rachael’s generosity, TWO winners have been selected.  Thanks for participating!  Alpaca this t-shirt for my next conference, for sure.  😀

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