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a cry for help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debra Marek Feb 4, 2013. 34 Replies

(Warning: Very long and detailed but please read if you have the time. I very much need the help) Hey everyone, I'm 18 year old freshman at Temple University getting ready for my second semester and…Continue

Tags: help, low bloodsugar, panic attacks, complications, therapy

Mary Jane...friend or foe?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JaninaWalker Sep 5, 2012. 31 Replies

It feels a little strange to be posting about marijuana and I hope no one is offended by the subject, but I have questions and no type 1 diabetic friends to ask. So in short, I am an 18 year old…Continue

Tags: drugs, safety, marijuana, partying, college


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Joanne left a comment for Megasaurus_Rex
Feb 13, 2013
Debra Marek replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"I just came across your post. I hope by now you are getting the help that you need. Just because you have diabetes doesn't mean that you cannot have another condition as well. That other condition sounds very much like OCD- Obsessive Compulsive…"
Feb 4, 2013
karenpat replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"I'm one of many people (including several who already posted) who can relate to your story... I used to deal with lows just fine but then in October last year I took just one unit extra of bolus (because my blood sugar was on the high side and…"
Feb 4, 2013
cat replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"i relate to this so much. I let my sugars run higher than they should because of fear of lows. I've attributed it to a fear of having to ask for help, a fear of having needs, especially more and different needs than others. I bail on social…"
Feb 1, 2013
Jenn replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"Don't worry, girl. Everyone's afraid when they start college with diabetes. I'm a junior now so I have a few semesters under my belt. It's scary but you've got to keep your head up and not let it get the best of you. During…"
Feb 1, 2013
Joanne replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"Hello. I just want you to know you're at the right place cuz they are so many caring people here. I have 3 sons & one graduated from Temple, one from USP & one from Penn State. I know Freshman year is a tough time for anyone but to have…"
Jan 27, 2013
Megasaurus_Rex and Sagwabetes are now friends
Jan 23, 2013
acidrock23 replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"Thanks for posting this! It's great to hear from someone who's done the massive amount of work to figure this stuff out!!"
Jan 23, 2013
Ram Prakash Singh replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"I made an error in the spelling of the authors name in the book I referenced below: the author is David Shannahoff- Khalsa"
Jan 23, 2013
Ram Prakash Singh replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"Hello there. I am so, so sorry to hear you are struggling so much, but of course you have a chance at regaining your happiness. My strongest suggestion to you is to see some sort of counselor at your school :) I had very similar anxiety issues and…"
Jan 23, 2013
Sagwabetes replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"Meg - You have an identical set up circumstances to mine. Please contact me on here. Or email me sarahj, I have been on TuDiabetes for years now seeking help from this community for the same anxieties and the support has moved…"
Jan 23, 2013
HPNpilot replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"It *is* a medical term. It is a synonym for T1D!"
Jan 21, 2013
Marypat replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"I thought it was a medical term.... maybe it is. Thanks."
Jan 21, 2013
Buckley83 replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"Pain In The Ass :)"
Jan 21, 2013
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Jan 21, 2013
nevada replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"I was just wondering if you have had ever had a 'thyroid' blood panel tested? Not only can hypothyroidism cause weight gain, it can also cause confusion, depression, etc. Before I became type 1, I was diagnosed with hashimotos…"
Jan 21, 2013

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At 4:19pm on February 13, 2013, Joanne said…

At 6:08am on January 20, 2013, Linda G said…

Brava on being a featured member Megasaurus!!

At 12:05pm on August 14, 2012, Jessica Edelman said…
Hey, just read your forum post on herb and T1. I can honestly say I smoke everyday, multiple times a day and I'm T1 also. It doesn't affect me one bit in the diabetes department. If I get the munches I grab an apple or fresh veggies to munch on, cucumber, cheeses..etc.

If you have any questions please get ahold of me. I don't like all the judging that's going on after your post. I'm all ears over here Amiga!
At 10:54am on August 6, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Megasaurus! Dx on Christmas!!!
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.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Teenagers with Type 1", "College Students with Diabetes" & "Young Adults with Diabetes".
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 2:00am on August 6, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.
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At 7:46am on August 5, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 6:55am on August 5, 2012, 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.




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