"Hi Jen,Like DaveH, I am also a 52 year Joslin Medalist who has had T1D for 52 years. I am now 60 years old and in great health. I DO take a statin and am closely watched for cardio issues. They have found this to be a weak spot in the complication…"
"Well I guess I'm one of the few. I snack and graze all day. I eat very, very light meals due to my symptoms of gastroparesis. I don't snack on unhealthy things but I do graze alot. But yes, snacking is King in my world."
"I just wanted to add that greek yogurt or any flavored yogurt for that matter, has lots of sugars. Even though you may be counting the carbs in the product, it will rise your glucose level high as a rule."
"Contratulations Spock! The Joslin Medalists have a facebook based group site for Medalists if you aren't already a part of it. Either myself or Richard can help you with request to join if you are interested. Again...... way to go!"
"yes Both of my retinas had tiny tears that bleed a few months after my cataract surgery. The repair was painless for me. They tacked the tear with laser. No problems since and it's been over 2 years since it was done. How extensive is your tear…"
"For the study, the nerve conduction test as well as the vibration test was what they used to validate the diagnosis. I noticed that I could feel little whisps of things on my feet that were not there. I would describe it as like as if a hair had…"
"thank you for your reply. The mild neuropathy just started within the last few years, even with my great A1C's usually in the 5's. I'm sure it has something to do with the length of time I've had D. I'm hoping for a…"
"I am involved with this clinical trial and will let you all know how it turns out for me. I have mild foot neuropathy after 52 years T1D. My Dr and the study Dr. will keep very close track of any plaque issues that might come up. Wish me luck!"
"I just had my endo visit yesterday. My A1C is usually between 5.7 and 6. Yesterday it was 5.7 and my pump printout had lots of 60ish & 70's in it. My endo says thats too low.I haven't had a really low, low for quite a while. I thought…"
"1.How many years have you had type 1 diabetes? 52 years.2.Have you ever been in DKA? Yes - when I was 16 years old. I'm 60 now.What was your highest blood glucose? Around 600 I'm told. This was during childbirth and stress from surgery…"
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