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Last chance replied to samsmom's discussion 'How to Tell a Coach About Diabetes'
"Hi samsmom. I do like FHS' response to this issue. We do look after several athletes. I worked with a 14 year old who had 2 heart operations. By being in the "know" I was able to make her successful in her sport. I remember a parent…"
Dec 29, 2011
Last chance commented on Last chance's blog post 'A worried parent of a young adult with type 1'
"Thankyou for your comments and I do hope my son finds his "ah ha" moment. A close friend of mine lost his younger sister due to diabetes complications just after we graduated from highschool. I knew the seriousness of diabetes early and…"
Dec 29, 2011
smileandnod commented on Last chance's blog post 'A worried parent of a young adult with type 1'
"I think everyone finds their own motivation for dealing with diabetes. Getting to that "ah ha" moment may be different for different people. I was diagnosed type 1 late at the age of 28 so I knew what it was like not to have diabetes. I…"
Dec 28, 2011
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A worried parent of a young adult with type 1

My son was diagnosed years ago with T1. His older sister and his mother are both type 1. Things have not gone well on this little island on the Pacific.My eldest daughter is healthy as she takes care of herself although not perfect at times.His mother rarely tested and administered insulin by guessing. I hear she rarely tests today.She had many complications over the years and developed eye complications which required regular laser surgury to stop blood from raining in both eyeballs.We had…See More
Dec 28, 2011
acidrock23 commented on Last chance's blog post 'A worried parent of a young adult with type 1'
"That's a sad story Last Chance. I am not sure if "rebellion" or "questionable lifestyle" can totally explain your son's aversion to managing diabetes. I did quite a bit of questionable lifestyling myself (back in the…"
Dec 28, 2011
Duncan commented on Last chance's blog post 'A worried parent of a young adult with type 1'
"@Last Chance- I read your post will interest and sympathy. You are obviously caught in a difficult situation over which you have little control and I guess are frustrated and exasperated at the loss of control and inability to do anything. I was…"
Dec 28, 2011
Last chance posted a blog post

A worried parent of a young adult with type 1

My son was diagnosed years ago with T1. His older sister and his mother are both type 1. Things have not gone well on this little island on the Pacific.My eldest daughter is healthy as she takes care of herself although not perfect at times.His mother rarely tested and administered insulin by guessing. I hear she rarely tests today.She had many complications over the years and developed eye complications which required regular laser surgury to stop blood from raining in both eyeballs.We had…See More
Dec 27, 2011
Last chance commented on Sara's group 'Athletic Diabetics'
"Some very good discussion on 5km running and other distances."
Dec 27, 2011
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Athletic Diabetics

For all you athletes with diabetes (or wannabe athletes!) - a place to exchange workout tips and encouragement.
Dec 27, 2011
Last chance replied to samsmom's discussion 'How to Tell a Coach About Diabetes'
"I coach in the area of Track and Field. Most events need athletes running and competing lean BUT healthy and nourished. I've kept a practice of knowing how my diabetic athletes were doing by checking their log book and asking what their sugar…"
Dec 26, 2011
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"Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community."
Dec 26, 2011
Linda G left a comment for Last chance
"Welcome home fellow Canadian! 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…"
Dec 22, 2011
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"WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST FAMILIES YOU WILL EVER MEET MY FRIEND!!!! WE'RE GLAD YOU JOINED US!!!!!!!!!! Please introduce yourself on our forum. Questions??? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum and you will get many answers…"
Dec 21, 2011
brokenpole left a comment for Last chance
"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…"
Dec 21, 2011
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Dec 21, 2011
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A worried parent of a young adult with type 1

Posted on December 27, 2011 at 8:01pm 4 Comments

My son was diagnosed years ago with T1. His older sister and his mother are both type 1. Things have not gone well on this little island on the Pacific.

My eldest daughter is healthy as she takes care of herself although not perfect at times.

His mother rarely tested and administered insulin by guessing. I hear she rarely tests today.

She had many complications over the years and developed eye complications which required regular laser surgury to stop blood from raining in both… Continue

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At 2:46pm on December 26, 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 4:38pm on December 22, 2011, Linda G said…

Welcome home fellow Canadian!
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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 11:30am on December 21, 2011, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST FAMILIES YOU WILL EVER MEET MY FRIEND!!!! WE'RE GLAD YOU JOINED US!!!!!!!!!! Please introduce yourself on our forum. Questions??? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum and you will get many answers there.

Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

At 6:22am on December 21, 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 6:08am on December 21, 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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