It amazes me how many people are uneducated about diabetes. While out in public the other day it was time for a dose of insulin. I went into the bathroom and began to inject my insulin when a mother and her little girl walked in. First, I was given a look like I was a druggie and then she hurried her daughter into the bathroom stall. When they came out I was then checking my blood sugar level on my monitor and I think that she then realized that I was a diabetic. I was just feeling thankful…Continue
I understand that there are a lot of people who are not educated about diabetes but come on! One of the most annoying things I have heard since I was diagnosed is "you have diabetes? Oh my grandpa has diabetes and he had to have both of his legs amputated." Major FAUX PAS!
Just like every non-diabetic is different, every diabetic is also different. Just because your brother, or you mama, or your daddy's mama, or your mama's mama, or your…Continue
My name is Kimberlee and I was 23 years. I am now 21 days old. How is that you ask? Well, I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 21 days ago. I am taking this diagnosis as a new beginning for me. I am educating myself daily, in hopes that I will be benefit from it.
So, how am I doing as a baby Type 1? Well, I guess you could say that I am managing. I am trying to take it day by day and not worry about the future, but I am the type of person…Continue