"My name is Marie. I was diagnosed with DT1 when I was 10 yrs old back in '69. In addition, I have:
fibromyalgia connective tissue disorders: tenosynovitis, synovitis, frozen shoulders, contractures, bi- lateral carpel tunnel,…"
"I agree on the issue of the "genes." When I was 26, I met another T1 (same age) who had already gone blind and had had a kidney transplant due to kidney failure. He could not understand why I was fine. He would call me to ask me what I was…"
"Yes! 2,100 mg per day. I cannot take it if I am doing a presentation because I go "blank." It helps with the pain, but I find that I have reached thresholds and have to increase the dose. I have to take a cocktail of drugs: gabapentin,…"
"I am glad we are talking about this. Recently, my cousin who is type 2, developed retinopathy, which was treated with laser successfully. A couple of days later, he had massive bleeding in the eye. Again, he had surgery. Needless to say, the doctor…"
"I've had surgeries for bi-lateral carpal tunnel, tendon/finger release for trigger fingers x8. I understand that I have chronic tendonitis and synovitis. Had removed one nodule, but developed 4 more. Some people have it more severe than…"
This event already occurred. Enjoy the recording! Alan M. Jacobson received his M.D. from the University of Chicago Medical School. He has been on the faculty of Harvard Medical School since 1973, and is now Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry. He started the Joslin Diabetes…See More
"I am T1 45yrs. i have both, polyneuropathies and fibro. I concur, it is difficult, especially if you work. For example, I am at home today 'cause I can't move (raining outside). I cope, but I am worried about work which adds to the stress.…"
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