Amazing Diabetes Tattoos And What They Mean!

What is T1?

The image of serpents wrapped around a staff is a familiar one in the medical field--this tattoo plays on that, but substitutes a syringe of insulin for the staff. The image is based on the Rod of Asclepius, which takes its name from the Greek god Asclepius, a deity associated with healing and medicinal arts in Greek mythology. Oh, and T1? It's shorthand for type 1 diabetes.

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