I haven't been on this site fo a long time nor was I ever very much of a talker about my diabetes. My type 1 diabetes was discovered in 1967 and I have fought hard to maintain control since, I was in…Continue
"Richard, I have had diabetes for 48 years and I was once told I must have done something really terrible to have gotten diabetes. So there you go. Many people still think we got it by eating too much sugar."
"It seem like a double slap in the face, first you turn 65 and Medicare refuses to pay for you CGM and then you need to wait until they refuse to pay each time you want to order them. Can't they at least leave us dome dignity and just send us…"
"That is a good idea about the vibration and wearing the pump closer to my body. I too usually sleep with my husband but a few trips like next week when I am going to Chicago for my sister's 90 birthday and he can't come with me I will…"
"Hi Donna; Yes I can hear you clearly. I have had diabetes almost 50 years and though I have mostly had good control throughout the years now I am having many more lows and highs. I seem to have mostly lows, some as low as 27 and 38. I don't…"
"Susan it looks as if we are both at 47 years but I was 25 when I was diagnosed. The Doctor told me to raise my children well and fast since I would not be around to see them grow up. He said I'd be dead before I was 50 so we had a big party for…"
"It appears that checking your feet and keeping your sugar in control most of the time does not matter. I was told that I have it just because I have had diabetes for 47 years. My doctor also told me that the fact that when I put my hands together as…"
"Thanks Marie. I did go to that web site and join and also read what people had to say about Charcot but I think at this point I am just not ready to read the total devastation they write about. I know it will not be fun but reading what thy say will…"
"I guess general discussion of Charcot would help me since I was just diagnosed with it. I have been wearing orthopedic boot but am not told I will need to wear an "Arizona Boot"to hold the bones together in my foot. I have always been…"
I grew up in VA lived 10 years in CA and then OK before moving to Northern NJ in 2001. I worked for the Navy, taught school, and now let my husband take care of me. glad you joined pumping seniors! see you around the community!
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You took Type 1 when I was 3! Took Type 1 in 73 and I thank you so much for what you done then to make my life just a little easier! Your one of my hero's!
Please leave a comment on my page if you have any questions.
wow, your dx is exactly one year earlier than mine!!! Click on "Groups" on the top banner, and you will find we have one called "Pumping Seniors" - we are a fine collection of vintage antiques. we also have a teacher's Group. Is that Newark NJ you are from? I live in NW NJ.
US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →
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