Posted on March 6, 2008 at 7:00pm
This is an important year in my life: I turn 50 in August, and in September I will mark 35 years with type 1 diabetes.
I was diagnosed on September 24, 1973, when I went into a coma resulting from ketoacidosis. The coma lasted 4 days and I was in the hospital for three weeks adjusting to insuilin. Those were very different days. I took one shot of NPH insulin every morning and was supposed to test my urine three times a day (I didn't do that).
Through college and young… Continue