I would like to help solve your situation. But first, let me tell you about myself. Please endure my stumbling.
I have been a T1 for 34 odd years. I started my life as a diabetic child of 8 with a glass syringe, 25G needle, test tubes…"
"Thank you for that. I relate to the synthetic insulin bringing on adverse side effects. I think daily on the waste from testing and tubing and packaging and wish for the simplicity of reusable products like glass syringes and a little 70 % Isopropyl…"
"It has been suggested that dogs, bigger service dogs who sense the smell of your mouth because as an animal of human dependance can tell you are in distress and attempt to bring you around. I have had cats and do agree that they have a sense but are…"
"you said the last time you saw an endo was 1969? is that a typo? fear of bad hypo's are every one of our bug. I was diagnosed in 1976 and grew up with reusable, glass syringes and 25G needles, I have been on a pump for about 15 years now and…"
"Try calling or checking website of the ministry of health for any information regarding your pharmacist requiring your health card. What style of pharmacy do you shop at? Shoppers? I have been lucky to have had locally started and owned pharmacy to…"
"Testing before driving needs to be a routine task. Hopefully in time the same won't happen to you regarding hypoglycemic awareness that has happened to so many others like myself who cannot think of driving if there is any doubt about being in…"
"My health and welfare is their responsibility. I take that seriously. However, I declare being T 1 by asking the people in the prescreening if my insulin is okay the way I have it in my carry on, what with plastic bags for all liquids it's good…"
"When you applied for your license in the first place did you check off the T 1 box? If so you never need to tell them again unless of course you are cured.
I remember in Ontario when I wrote my beginners I needed a letter from my doctor which was at…"
I am in South Africa and have had sporadic access to the internet, it's hard to find and isn't reliable, otherwise I would have replied to your request sooner. I will be back in Canada Feb 10, hopefully to get on here more than I…"
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