Jastine Tabanao
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Are Type 1 Diabetics allowed to join the army?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jastine Tabanao May 6, 2012. 59 Replies

I really wanna join the military but i doubt if they wold accept me since i am an insulin dependent. I was rejected to work in a cruise ship because of that, i'm afraid the military would reject me…Continue


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Jastine Tabanao replied to Mike's discussion 'Diabetics and Cruise Ships'
"In my experience, i passed everything and was about to get the visa, that day the company told me that they won;t allow insulin on board and won;t take the risk. Well i hope not all companies have the same rule.I have been wanting to work on board…"
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"i miss being here, its been a while :) God bless everybody!"
May 6, 2012
Jastine Tabanao replied to Jastine Tabanao's discussion 'Are Type 1 Diabetics allowed to join the army?'
"i can relate to that :) but we don't have a choice but to take our insulin every time we need to even when working. i just need a pump to help me though, i don't know if it will cost me less if i purchase it in the states than here in the…"
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Jastine Tabanao left a comment for Gerri
"You're welcome and Thank you, Gerri :) God bless you!"
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Gerri left a comment for Jastine Tabanao
"Thanks for the friend add. Holler if you need anything."
Apr 14, 2012
Jastine Tabanao replied to DiabeticWarrior's discussion 'New diabetic 1.5 lada'
"Just be strong DW. I will be praying for you, all of us had been through a lot and others are worse because they can't even afford to supply their insulins and the things they need to control their diabetes. You can get through this,…"
Apr 14, 2012
Jastine Tabanao replied to Jastine Tabanao's discussion 'Are Type 1 Diabetics allowed to join the army?'
"very well said Oakville :) thank you. yes you are right, there are things we can't do and people think we cannot because of our condition, but later as i tried to live a normal life, i realized i can do much better than people who does not have…"
Apr 14, 2012
Jastine Tabanao replied to Jastine Tabanao's discussion 'Are Type 1 Diabetics allowed to join the army?'
"thanks for the advice sweet jull :) i'll do that, im giving my self a year to get there, kinda hard though but im doing my best to reach my dreams :) i admire you, i always wanted to be in the team :) God bless <3"
Apr 14, 2012
Jastine Tabanao left a comment for Brian Wittman
"thank yu so much :) God bless you and hope to talk to you soon! love and prayers! <3"
Apr 14, 2012

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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?
education and gain knowledge about coping and management, friendships, connections, seminars and camps
Date diagnosed
July 11, 1992
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Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise
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I am a graduate of Hospitality Management, major in Hotel and Restaurant Management and tourism, currently studying Culinary Arts :)

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At 8:27pm on April 14, 2012, Gerri said…

Thanks for the friend add. Holler if you need anything.

At 4:43am on April 10, 2012, acidrock23 said…

thx for friend add!

At 6:58pm on November 6, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups - it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 1:54pm on November 6, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Jastine- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 8:40pm on November 3, 2011, Linda G said…
I'm delighted to be your friend Jastine. Thank you for adding me :)
linda in canada
At 9:19am on November 3, 2011, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.
At 6:06pm on November 2, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home Jastine.....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take care....and keep in touch!
At 12:19pm on November 2, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!



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