TABLE 1

Interview Guide

Questions
1. Can you please share any positive experiences you have as a result of living with diabetes?
2. Have you experienced anything positive with your health behaviors?
3. Have you experienced anything positive with your social network?
4. Have you experienced anything positive with your personal growth?
5. Have you experienced anything positive with your career aspirations?
6. Have you experienced anything positive in your community?
 Probe: in your diabetes community?
 Probe: in your home community?
7. Can you foresee any positives in the future with your diabetes?
8. Are there any positive messages you would like to share with newly diagnosed individuals with diabetes?