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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Information and support.
Date diagnosed
December 31, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.2 (21/9/2014)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise
Tell us more about you (optional)
19 year old from the UK who enjoys life and even diabetes...(sometimes) :P

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iyaz updated their profile
Feb 26
nat left a comment for iyaz
"Hey - nice to hear from you , I messaged you"
Feb 21
iyaz left a comment for nat
"Hi Nat! Don't know if you still come online but I was just reading through our old messages and was just wondering how life has been treating you and how you're getting on. Hope you're doing great :D"
Feb 20
shoshana27 and iyaz are now friends
Feb 15
iyaz left a comment for shoshana27
"Hi Shoshana! Thank you so much for the warm and kind welcome. Wow 1936? That's a very long time ago and that's also back when there were not many options available in terms of treatment I'm guessing? You are a true fighter! A lot of…"
Feb 15
shoshana27 left a comment for iyaz
"welcome back Iaz i've had t1 since 1936 i was not yet 3 i have 3 children & 5 gr- kids keep smiling you'll be fine"
Feb 15
iyaz commented on rick (aka: #blankieboy)'s blog post 'It has been one year'
"I have no words. This blog covers every single one of my feelings. Beautiful post for a truly beautiful soul, now watching over us. I know you're reading this Pup, my love and prayers fly out to you my angel. <3"
Feb 15
iyaz left a comment for jrtpup
"Dear Barbara (Pup), I am in tears. I am so sorry I was not here in your time of need. The guilt is intense right now! I wish I had known what you were going through. I am so heartbroken to have only NOW just discovered what happened. I will forever…"
Feb 15
iyaz replied to KeeBear's discussion 'New To This! Seeking Diabetic Teens To Talk To.' in the group Teenagers With Type 1
"Hi Keyana, well firstly I'd like to welcome you to the site. I was diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes on the 29th of December 2012 so I basically spent the first 5 months of 2013, getting used to the disease. I was absolutely horrified when I was…"
Feb 15
iyaz posted a status
"Frustrated! My blood sugars have been very high today and are refusing to go down. I don't know what to do. ;("
Sep 4, 2014
iyaz is now friends with Tori and alexis ray
Sep 4, 2014
iyaz liked Marelize's blog post Today, Poetry Day
May 23, 2014
Marion Mifsud replied to iyaz's discussion 'Help me :-(' in the group Emotional Support
"I know how you feel. I've been a diabetic since I was a child. Apparently your dosage or insulin type needs to be adjusted. I used to have fits when my blood sugar was up but now I only get upset if bit gets really high. No One is perfect. I…"
Apr 4, 2014
Rob Thompson replied to iyaz's discussion 'Help me :-(' in the group Emotional Support
"Iyaz Do not dispair. Unfortunately having Diabetes is not easy. I have been BLESSED with Diabetes for over 50 years and still fight the odd ball lows and highs. You get used to it. The longer you live with diabetes I think. you learn what you need…"
Jan 8, 2014
Marie B left a comment for iyaz
"that's great! thanks, we need everyone to do a BBT every day to reach our goal of 20,000."
Nov 10, 2013
iyaz left a comment for Marie B
"Hi Marie, and thank you very much. Just clicked on the link now and I'm now going to do the test."
Nov 9, 2013

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At 2:21am on February 21, 2015, nat said…
Hey - nice to hear from you , I messaged you
At 12:29pm on February 15, 2015, shoshana27 said…

welcome back Iaz
i've had t1 since 1936
i was not yet 3
i have 3 children & 5 gr- kids
keep smiling
you'll be fine

At 5:02am on November 10, 2013, Marie B said…

that's great! thanks, we need everyone to do a BBT every day to reach our goal of 20,000.

At 1:07pm on November 8, 2013, Marie B said…

hey, nice to see you. I like your new profile pic. help us help diabetics in need, do the http://bigbluetest.org/

At 1:10pm on May 14, 2013, nat said…
Hey how are you doing ?
At 4:49am on January 15, 2013, Vrinda said…

Hey Iyaz, welcome to the club :D In reply to your query, I don't want to sound like everyone else but it does get better, I promise. And yeah, it's been a year for me but I'm still getting a hang of this. I do worry about the future, to be completely honest with you. But why worry when I really can't change anything except eat right and take care of myself. Do you want to know how I coped? I had this major rant on TuD about 6 months ago and that made me feel heaps better :D Check it out, I'm sure you're going through the same.
And for now, just do what we all do here, no worries, just living one day at a time :)
Feel free to message me any time you wanna talk.

At 4:30am on January 4, 2013, Marie B said…

we're here for you if you need anything.

At 1:04pm on January 3, 2013, Marie B said…

Iyaz, how did it go today? let us know if you have questions or just feel completely overwhelmed.

At 12:14pm on January 2, 2013, Marie B said…
At 12:06pm on January 2, 2013, Marie B said…



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