"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.…"
"First, I want to thank all of you for sharing your lives with those of us who have lived with DT1 for a long time. This is a place where people understand where I am coming from and where we share similarities. Not everyone gets it!
I have had T1…"
3:30pm PDT Informed Consent in Insulin Therapy, presented by Barbara MacDonald4:10pm PDT How & Why Hypoglycemia Symptoms Change Over Time, presented by Stewart Lozano In 2011 Teachers College Columbia University launched its solely online Master of Science in Diabetes Education and Management program. This 36-credit inter-professional master's program is offered to clinicians who are currently in or interested in the diabetes field. As part of a course requirement, students will present…See More
"I agree, and frankly, he probably doesn't have it in him to give anything to you right now--don't expect it. Therefore, you will have to seek support outside your family nucleus. If he wants to die, it is his choice. I don't want to…"
"Yes, it is the insulin. This is why some teenage girls stop using insulin so they can loose weight (they are dying too). One of the functions of insulin is to store fat. Have you checked your thyroid? This might be the problem. Also, age and gender…"
"Don't worry. I have had "spots" for several years now without progression. This is not to say that you should not be mindful to keep your sugars at bay and to pay attention to your kidneys (you might be spilling some protein) they…"
"I am a T1 diabetic x 54yrs. When I was a kid and became ill, my doctor would push fluids to help with the ketones. What your daughter is experiencing is very common and it is hard when you don't feel like eating and the sugars are slightly high…"
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