|Back side - hand stitching|
|Back side - thigh stitching|
|Back side - shoulder and "air" stitching|
Of course these webs of stitches on the underside of this textile project, while complex, are nothing at all like the complexity found inside the human body, and its workings at the most microscopic level -- whether someone has Type 1 Diabetes or not.
We can really only understand insulin production, release and utilization in very elementary ways, with very basic images, such as this one from an article published on the Beta Cell Biology Consortium website:
|Diagram of Insulin Secretion|
And so I stitch on, trying to represent T1D's Mark on the Body...from the outside...in...