Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that is very often seen as the fault of the person affected. As a prime example of so-called "lifestyle diseases", type 2 diabetes in particular is always attributed to the unhealthy, "bad" lifestyle of the person affected. All they have to do is to do more sports and eat less - no problem at all - and the disease would disappear. Is it all the sufferer's fault and all their own problems?
The following guests talk about stigmatisation, blame and responsibility:
Host: Wolfgang Schiefer, ATV