"Thank you so much for writing this. I feel frustrated, as well. My daughter suffers with OCD and a pump is not an option for her at this time as the OCD is geared toward touching anything to do with diabetes. She has been on MDI's for 4 1/2…"
"I have experienced the same type of problem. Were you blood sugars out of control at one point and perhaps you are in better control and your calories are being used more efficiently? Are you eating enough calories for the amount of exercise that…"
"Aden's mom. I have been a Type I diabetic for over 40 years. I was diabulimic, as well, through my late teens and early twenties. I sent you a friends request so that we may communicate about this on your page."
"Hi. What level of autism does you child have? Aspergers?
My daughter has T1, ADHD with inattentiveness and OCD? She is on a cocktail of medications. Fortunately, they do not affect her blood sugar levels."
"I will reply to you from my own standpoint, instead of my child. We are both Type 1. I find that I experience a feeling of low, when my blood sugar is normal, after having had highs for a while. Also, keep in mind that your meter or testing strips…"
"Your story sounds oh so familiar to me. I would not rule out ADHD with in attentiveness. My daughter was incorrectly diagnosed for two years. She also suffers from PTSD as we have had similar issues with her father.
I have been through a variety of…"
"Hi. I live in Metairie, La. We have also had difficulties in finding friends for my 11 year old little girl to relate to. How is your son dealing with his diabetes? I believe that diabetes camp would be a wonderful place for him to make friends.…"
"Have you considered removing your daughter from your insurance? Perhaps then you may qualify for goverrnment aid.
I will be in the same scenario at the end of this year. Let me know what you find out as I am on a pump and Cobra will not be an…"
"I am searching for help. Both my daughter and I have juvenile diabetes. My daughter Alexis was diagnosed two years ago. It has been a very difficult road for her. She has also devoloped severe anxiety from this. The kids at school are just awful…"
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