I'm 27 years old, I've been diabetic for 26 years now, and I've been married for five years... My husband is dying to have children, and I guess secretly I am too. The truth is, I'm terrified about the idea of being a pregnant diabetic, and I'm even more terrified that my baby will eventually become diabetic. I'm a third generation diabetic... this damn disease has not skipped a generation yet. Whenever my mom talks about having to inject me at 15 months old, she cries. I don't know what to do. Is there any current research about the likelihood that my children will have the big D? The idea of it being "hit or miss" will not work for me!