"Thank you for this post. I am the mother of a 15 year old who has had type 1 since age 12. Your "rant" could have come out of her mouth. I know she feels these same things, but she doesn't want to worry me. Without even knowing each…"
For users of any model of Animas insulin pumps.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for Life, which…See More
"Our "bad" days are chasing highs and lows. She plays soccer, so some days it takes us hours to get her at a comfortable level to send her to bed. When she goes really high, we often wait it out until the next meal since she is not on the…"
"Wow, I had to read your story twice, because I could have sworn you were talking about me and my family! My daughter was 12 when she was diagnosed too, about a year and a half ago. You have received excellent feedback from the other parents here. My…"
"I just want to add one thing to the great posts already here....Diabetes is a FAMILY disease. Don't ever feel bad or guilty because you feel your life is changing too. Your life has absolutely changed. Not to minimize what our kids go through,…"
I apologize if I am repeating things already said, because I have not read all of the responses. My daughter is 13 yo and was diagnosed last year. She has played soccer since she was 5. I am "that mom," in that I never leave her…"
"I feel your pain! My daughter was 12 at diagnosis in January 2009. She started her period in April 2009. We never even got things adjusted correctly before she started. Now at a year later, we can usually tell when her period is about to start…"
Above is a photo of Diabetes Hands Foundation’s own Manny Hernandez with the stars of the Diabetes Co-Stars Video, “Strength in Numbers.” In case you haven’t heard the news yet, there is a new video making it’s way through the … Continue Reading
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