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partner of a type one, having a hard time coping

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nikki B Nov 13, 2012. 4 Replies

hello. my type one is my best friend and partner of two years. he is twenty seven years old and had his diagnosis eleven years ago. his numbers have been very high lately and of course i'm very…Continue

 

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Nikki B replied to Nikki B's discussion 'partner of a type one, having a hard time coping'
"It's a lot of him not caring most of the time. We've had numerous discussions about how to try and achieve a normal bg level. I see a lot of wacky numbers, usually above 18. Being Canadian I'm not sure how that translates. Sorry.…"
Nov 13, 2012
Zoe replied to Nikki B's discussion 'partner of a type one, having a hard time coping'
"I agree with AR. If he is consistently high lately than something in his management is not working or has changed and he needs to figure it out and compensate for it. You don't include any details and it wouldn't make a lot of sense to…"
Nov 12, 2012
acidrock23 replied to Nikki B's discussion 'partner of a type one, having a hard time coping'
"If he wants to fix the numbers, it's sort of his thing. It's great that you are helping him and an architectural/ math/ science background would probably be very helpful but, if my numbers are off, I bang away with more insulin. For a long…"
Nov 12, 2012
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partner of a type one, having a hard time coping

hello. my type one is my best friend and partner of two years. he is twenty seven years old and had his diagnosis eleven years ago. his numbers have been very high lately and of course i'm very scared for him. beyond the health issues the highs can cause we are fighting terribly. i'm an architecture student, so my stress levels have been high and i'm sure with the commencement of my classes he has become stressed as well. i'm looking for dinner kind of extra support and advice to help us cope…See More
Nov 12, 2012
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"Welcome to TuDiabetes! We are so glad you've joined. Here's link to a page that explains who we are, our mission, and our values as a community.http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes He's so lucky to have u"
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"Hi Nikki B- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community. We have groups for type-3 diabetics. Those who love a D but aren't a D themselves. We offer support and info to all who come here."
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
I hope to learn more about his struggles with T1 and how to be more supportive.
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
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I have been in a very serious relationship with a type one diabetic for nearly two years. Sometimes our lives are a rollercoaster, and I am not sure if it is due to his lack of control or not. Sometimes I don't know when to step in to help (when he is experiencing longer periods of highs eg. 18.0+). It can be scarey to not know how to help the man that I love...

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At 3:21pm on August 13, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Nikki fellow Canadian....
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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes".
There's a group here also, called "Type 3 Diabetes"...for those who do NOT have diabetes, but who have a loved one who does.
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 2:54pm on August 13, 2012, Doris D said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! We are so glad you've joined. Here's link to a page that explains who we are, our mission, and our values as a community.
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

He's so lucky to have u

At 12:13pm on August 13, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Nikki B- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community. We have groups for type-3 diabetics. Those who love a D but aren't a D themselves. We offer support and info to all who come here.

At 6:37am on August 13, 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!!!

 
 
 

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