great question, wolf.
typically, i try to avoid thinking about these questions just because i could go on for hours doing the "what ifs" to myself. even though i was 5 when i was diagnosed, i realize how vastly different my life would be.
i guess, knowing what it's like to live with diabetes, i would take it over again--even though i hate it. if it meant someone else didn't have to, i'd be willing to keep it. even though i complain all the time, i understand there are waaay worse illnesses i could have to deal with. i've tried to live my life without letting diabetes dictate what i should do (though i will admit i'm not always successful). it would make me feel good to know i "protected" someone else. if they don't have to deal with it, might as well keep them as far from it as possible.