The purpose of the essay is to have readers to consider what they put in their mouth: is it healthy; is it going to raise your BP; or do I want to live. I plan to accomplish with this essay a healthier way of living with diabetes. I hope the reader takes away from this argument to take care of your body; what you put in it? 2. What did you learn from completing this assignment? Did you experience a new understanding of the topic? Did you change your perspective after completing the research? I learn from completing this assignment how to use Toulmin method and what the word Toulmin mean. Yes, I experience a new understanding of the topic. No, I didn’t change my perspective after completing the research of my essay 3. What difficulties did you encounter during the research, writing, or editing phases of the assignment?
I didn’t have any difficulties researching or editing my assignment. I have diabetes been a diabetic since my son was 2 and he is 16 now. It wasn’t easy having diabetes and other health issue. I overcame a lot of my illness. Now I have diabetes and only taking medicine for just that I have no cholesterol, high blood pressure, insulin and heart medicine. 4. What did you enjoy about this assignment?
What I enjoyed about this assignment was we were able to pick what we wanted to write about. I get a chance to let my readers know that having diabetes isn’t so bad to live with as long you eat healthy, exercise and take your medication. You can live a healthy and productive life with diabetes. 5. What made you decide to write about this particular topic? Is this topic that you are discussing in another course? Is this a topic that concerns you in
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