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 n.— «When Patti LaBelle declared at a Luther Vandross tribute concert, “Diabetes doesn’t control me, I control it,” Mr. Vandross” assistant, Max Szadek, coined “divabetic.” That was more than two years ago.» —“Clothes, accessories for hip diabetics” by Helen Karakoudas Dallas Morning News Nov. 6, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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