"I would say your doctor is right and you can have both reactive hypoglycemia and diabetes at the same time. As a result I would treat you as if you had both. Usually reactive hypoglycemia is a precursor to diabetes so you don't want to ignore…"
"You know you are a person with diabetes and food allergies when you take longer than anyone else to go grocery shopping because you spend time reading not only the nutrional label but the ingredient list as well."
"While neuropathy usually happens after years of high blood sugars it can happen to those of us who have not had diabetes that long as well. I have it and it is aggravated whenever I eat corn or corn byproducts. For me avoiding corn helps a lot, but…"
"I think the only disability that qualifies for a tax credit is if one is blind or legally blind. I know as a Deaf person I certainly don't qualify. Why the discrepancy I don't have the slightest idea but I do know that legally blind people…"
"First of all, not all foot problems are caused by high blood sugars over a long perid of time. They can also be caused by other reasons. The thing is it sounds like your co-worker has had ongoing problems with his feet for a long time. My question…"
"Yes there is but I am going to suggest that you get a disability attorney to help you.The attorney will know how to fight for you and how to present your case in the best light. And they will be able to tell you what state your disability needs to…"
Hi Kathy, I got the email from Mary. Thanks for sharing with us all what has been going on for you. I'm SO, SO sorry for all you've been having to deal with! Glad to hear you stuck to your guns with those doctors. Ugh. I can't imagine having to though. I'm happy to hear she is getting better though, and hoping she will be able to come home soon. I'm sending you many (((((HUGS)))))!!!! Hang tough kiddo!
Hmmm,,,,,,I've typed this message 3 times now, and clicked on SEND, but it isn't sending it to you! What the heck?!?!?! I guess I will have to just post this in your comment area. Sorry!
Hello! How's it all going Kathy.....do you have any questions/comments/suggestions? Look up some of the groups in tu.diabetes when you get the chance!
I am part of the Welcome Committee and was just checking in on you to make sure you are aware of all that TuDiabetes has to offer. We would love to hear from you so here is a helpful link where you can read about all the things you can do in the community.
Welcome to Tudiabetes. You'll find a lot of Great info and
Wonderful People here. Terrific A1c that you have there. (I can't get mine to move. Oh well, Good that it's not moving upwards).
I hope that you enjoy your stay here. If you have any questions there are plenty of Folks to answer them. Feel free to ask. :o)
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Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →