Soon after Cade was diagnosed, all of my efforts to present a compelling argument, trying to convince him that needles didn't hurt that much, were falling on deaf ears. My adult, persuasive attempt was a miserable failure! The next strategy included an offer for Cade to give me a shot before I gave him one. His initial reaction was one of surprise accompanied by doubt.
I won't accept diabetes bullying from a doctor or a corporate agenda so why would I accept being bullied into someone else's treatment modality by one of my own diabetes tribe members? All I know is what works for me personally. Living with and dealing with diabetes is hard enough. We don't need an army of our peers coming after us with guns blazing. So back off.