"Welcome, ThisLifeILead, I wish daily that my son wasn't landed with this horrible disease, at only 2 years, its felt like so much more, its relentless. Gary, if I may speak for you, his T1 tortures him, I hope he gets first on the list for a…"
"Why do you care what people think? If your at peace with it F** them. I for one despise every waking breathing of this disease. I am literally a modern day Jeckyll and Hyde from it. Pancreas in a vial is not even close to the real thing. If you…"
"This is my first post here @ Tu. your post was the reason i signed up and i agree with you 100%. I wish we could just turn it off or not have to worry about our sugars for one day.It was my 20 year anniversary for having type 1 and im only 27 years…"
"Do what you think is most comfortable for you. This is life. I personally stopped running to the bathroom in 2004 because I no longer cared who knew I had diabetes. I had hidden it for years.
I do not throw it out there, but I refuse to hid the…"
"Well said, and a lot to look into, thanks informing me that I can actually "do" something than sitting a waiting or excepting a "no, you can't have it." Dont have time to add more now, but you gave me alot to go on. Thanks,…"
"However, this is an instance in which you have a WONDERFUL reason to ask you Congressional Rep to query the FDA -- there's no biological reason why his body is not "adult" with respect to the Sensor (his body size and weight exceeds…"
"WOW, thank you for the big reply. What a sad state of affairs, is this why it was the old way for type1s for so many years until the 80s. Like the tech industry, medical advances, Im guessing could be just as fast if it wasn't for the human…"
"I strongly agree with you (making "reasonable" assumption about the ability of a 15 year old user to treat the insertion site non-abusively.) There are many, many drugs which are widely recognized as "the BEST first-line choice"…"
"Rick, no worries -- except now Im finding out there might be issues because of my son's age (15, dx Dec 09). What's "Off-label" mean? Must you be 18!?! That's ridiculious! It should be doctor's approval that seals the…"
The Diabetes Hands Foundation and Diabetes Advocates Program is proud to announce and congratulate the members of DA who were granted scholarships to attend diabetes conferences in 2013! Thanks to a generous grant from Novo Nordisk, in 2013 we were … Continue Reading
El Centro Nacional de Prevención de Enfermedades Crónicas y Promoción de la Salud en el Estados Unidos encontró que a partir de 2002-2009, el 11,8% de los hispanos mayores de 20 años, que viven en los EU, viven con diabetes … Continue Reading