Type1 for 30 Plus Years

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Type1 for 30 Plus Years

For those who've had Type 1 diabetes for a long time. I don't really care how long. Just long.

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50y.o. (almost) now what ...

Started by Stuart. Last reply by Jane Dullius yesterday. 8 Replies

Nearing fifty "soon", what kind of changes were necessary for YOU, re: dosages and so forth.How much did you need to tweak the carb counting? How much did you have to change/alter what you used to…Continue

Tags: percentage, anticipated-changes, anticipate, anticipated, formula

Sorry Honey...

Started by Stuart. Last reply by Rene yesterday. 24 Replies

Had a little "challenge" this week, which suffice to say I won't go into detail about. It was bad, really, really bad (sic. diabetic stuff) by any possible measure.My question for you my peers....…Continue

Tags: sorry, advice, counsel, experience, lover

You Did Not Take Good Care Of Yourself???

Started by Richard157. Last reply by artwoman Oct 17. 27 Replies

Those of us who have been type 1 for a very long time have probably dealt with a lot of ignorance from people giving us bad advice. Has anyone ever told you that "You Did Not Take Care Of Yourself"?…Continue

insulin pump vs shots perplexed

Started by Francie. Last reply by Stuart Oct 16. 18 Replies

T1 36 years w/ insulin resistance for 3 years . . . I was put on the pump 5 years ago to gain better control which looking back, was a horrible mistake, i needed twice as much insulin to control…Continue

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Comment by Doris D on March 5, 2012 at 7:33am

Hey Shoshana if u find that supermarket tell me LOL!

Comment by Marie B on March 5, 2012 at 7:13am

Shoshana, we'd like to hear more about your experience with diabetes during WWII. Were you born in France? How did you get to the US? Please consider writing a Blog here, I know many of our members would like to hear your story.

Comment by shoshana27 on March 5, 2012 at 6:18am

does anyone out there know of a supermarket or department store where i could buy new finger tips?...mine are kind of busy & i need more...

Comment by Richard157 on March 4, 2012 at 7:56pm

Shoshana, do you have the 75 year Joslin medal? I am not eligible for 9 more years.

Comment by Baby Peanut on March 4, 2012 at 7:24pm

shoshana, you're on page 4 of the pics, i'm on 5 :) i've only got 48 ;)

Comment by shoshana27 on March 4, 2012 at 6:36pm

why is my picture not in the over 30 group?
75 years with type 1.

Comment by Richard157 on February 23, 2012 at 7:07am

Shoshana, are you talking about your own experience when you say "75 years since I was not yet 3"? Does that mean you have been type 1 for 75 years? Plese tell us more. I have been type 1 for 66 years and am looking forward to the 75 year Joslin medal.

Comment by Tracy on February 23, 2012 at 7:06am

Diagnosed age 21 in 1979. Now 53 and doing OK. Thyroid has given me problems. A1c has never been that good. But I watch what I eat, exercise and try to keep a good attitude.

Minimed pump over 10 years. Its a long road.

Comment by Baby Peanut on February 23, 2012 at 6:58am

shoshana-bless you for having survived ww2 never mind the diabetes! i was also not quite 3 when diagnosed, that was 48 yrs ago now but i remember my mom boiling those syringes. i also am old enough to have been brought up with how horrible that war was. thank you for sharing. liz

Comment by shoshana27 on February 22, 2012 at 6:30pm

SURVIVING WORLD WAR 2 IN FRANCE WHILE HIDING & FINDING INSULIN & STERILIZING SYRINGE & NEEDLE WITH ALCOHOL

 

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