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Fear of Low Sugar / Diabetes and Anxiey

Started by makeupgirl08 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

Hello all I am new to the site! My name is Linda and I have been diabetic for 31 years, last 6 years on the animus pump. I also wear a Dexcom. Recently I have developed fear of my blood sugar level going to low even if its high and I see the arrow…Continue

Type 1 Diagnosed Later In Life

Started by Hanna T in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by theles 1 hour ago. 29 Replies

I'm newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes as a 24 year old. I was wondering how many people are in the same boat.Continue

Tags: adult-onset, slow-onset, lada, type1

Do You Hide Your Diabetes?

Started by Richard157 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by makeupgirl08 1 hour ago. 20 Replies

For many years after my diagnosis in 1945, I did not know another diabetic. I mentioned my disease to a couple of friends when I was a teen, but they looked so puzzled. They did not know what I was talking about, and I doubted they even believed me.…Continue

Tags: advocate, type1, diabetes, hide

diabetes and emotional trauma

Started by MarinaTheBetes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by MarinaTheBetes 1 hour ago. 42 Replies

Hello all.This is a difficult and heavy topic, that takes a lot of honesty. I can't say for certain that it is everyones truth, but I can say this is my truth:the experience of type 1 diabetes- and possibly type 2, and all types inbetween- is…Continue

Tags: trauma, health, emotional

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Gone but for a good reason

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 2, 2014 at 3:30am 9 Comments

Gone but for a good reason

I have decided to stop blogging, greeting new member and celebrating…


Camp Chinnock

Posted by Tiki on October 1, 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Not long after I was diagnosed with type I diabetes, my parents sent me and my brother, also a type I, to a diabetic camp called Camp Chinnock. I was both excited and worried to go away for two weeks. This camp, I was told, was just for type I…



Posted by TheDiabetesHero on September 30, 2014 at 2:20pm 0 Comments

I have learned to accept you and have tried to be one with you.…


The 'Art' of Blood Glucose Management.

Posted by brboyer on September 29, 2014 at 4:12pm 0 Comments

Reading the blog by edenseffort "Nerves AND Exercise - not a good mix" blog. Sort of inspired me to document this.

As I commented there, I love it when we can nail the ART of blood glucose…


Nerves AND exercise – not a good mix…

Posted by edenseffort on September 29, 2014 at 12:16pm 3 Comments

Eden has been back playing her beloved basketball for one week now after her broken thumb..

Last night she attended a girls only clinic (she plays on a boys team) and was one of the older more experienced girls there.

Coach knows…


I'm Crying Right Now

Posted by Tiki on September 29, 2014 at 12:13pm 8 Comments

It is interesting how you can live for so long believing something because a professional told you it was so. Since 2007, I have believed that I had poor circulation in my legs because a doctor diagnosed it as such. Today I found out that the…



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