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So I was sitting in an interview lately and they asked me what my 3 greatest achievements were?I said first and foremost my greatest achievent is still being alive today after being dx'd Type 1 D 22 years ago. I followed it up with all the…Continue
This week, in an attempt to raise awareness for type 1 diabetes, many buildings in the city of Syracuse that are equipped with computerized LED lights will be lighting up blue!I personally think that this is so amazing that they are doing this, and…Continue
i am a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic and is wondering whether an insulin pump is worth buying, being so expensive I'm just curious yo hear other thoughts and whether i would save any money in the long term, with not having to buy the insulin pens…Continue
Hey all, I'm a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic aged 17, meaning that i still go to school. My biggest fear is giving myself an insulin shot at my locker and someone rushing past me and pushing into me causing the needle to puncture something deep!…Continue
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Hi, my son was diagnosed Type 1 this last summer at 10 years old. Fast forward some months and we are thinking he should be on a pump. I mentioned this to our clinic that we work with and I am told there is a wait list of kids who are wanting to…Continue
I go on medicare next July. Despite the fact that I will have been pumping for more than 8 years, as things now stand I won't be able to pump on medicare. If you are type 2, then you must have a c-peptide no more than 110% of the minimum that the…Continue
First, don't give me any flack about the title. I know many diabetics refuse to be labeled as "diseased". I personally don't care how I am labeled; diseased, conditioned, chronic-ed, mellitused, special, unique, insulin challenged, defective...…Continue
6.11 am here in the SHIRE waiting for the Sun to appear had a restless night due to teeth extractions and following infection but antibiotics running there course do nothing for the pain the aching wanting to bang your head on the wall for some…Continue
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