"I would say that the diabetic team at the hospital has been very supportive of my family needs for my son. The school nurse became like family to us as well. Having family is definitely a huge plus. Perhaps building relationships with others at the…"
"I don't share much with people about my type 1, but I have run into colleagues at work or in school who will see me testing my blood sugar and say, 'I'm diabetic too'. Then we might have a little chat about how we are managing.…"
"I have a friend who is a pharmacist, and he was the first person I ever met other than my mother who seemed to actually understand what being diabetic meant and how it affected me. I'd just moved away from home to uni so this was BIG for me.…"
"I am only 8 months in to my Type 1 diagnosis. My friends and family are still learning just like I am. The most surprising place I have found support is in my work life. Due to the nature of my job I expected the men I work with to be hestitant to…"
"I am a mom of a type on edaughter and no we do not have any support from my side of the family and very little from his. The most support I get is from my t1 daughter who is AMAZING and is very open about her disease. She has her moments don't…"
I'm curious, diabetes can be isolating, especially for those of us that are single and don't have family around to help... What have people done for you that's made you feel the most encouraged and supported in the process?See More
"I feel very isolated and alone with diabetes and I feel a lack of support system, this is why I find myself back on this forum, it's been awhile since I first joined. I'm reviewing the last 31 yrs of living with T1, and I feel sort of…"
The folks of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute sent me this information about a Luncheon Honoring Women with Type One Diabetes, taking place close to San Diego, Oct. 10. Thought I'd pass it along, in case you are interested.
Thank you very much for taking the time to reply to my questions on the TYpe 1 forum. They were very helpful and I shared some of the results with my classmates in my group. I also gave them the link to the entire survey.
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