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Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?

Started this discussion. Last reply by cjmnews Dec 30, 2013. 11 Replies

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I told him that I have Diabetes and he disappeared?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Teowyn Mar 22, 2013. 12 Replies

Recently, I went out with a guy and we really hit if off. He contacted me every evening until after I explained to him that I am a Diabetic. I haven't heard from him since and I find myself confused…Continue

Cortisone injection and high glucose levels

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Feb 5, 2013. 4 Replies

I received a cortisone injection in my knee yesterday and ever since this morning my glucose levels have been high (in the upper 200's-upper 300's. I've injected extra insulin but this doesn't seem…Continue

Acceptance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr.C Feb 2, 2013. 19 Replies

What does acceptance mean to you of this journey called type 1 diabetes?Continue

 

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cjmnews replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"For those of us who got Type 1 without the GAD anti-body present, I think the article may be wrong. There was another article for people like me (type 1 comes about in your 30's) that looks interesting (and scary)…"
Dec 30, 2013
Cora replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"Sorry, but that's the rumor about type 2. I didn't beat up my pancreas at the age of 2 years old to get type 1. This article is about type 1. It's a different disease."
Dec 27, 2013
JLJ504 replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"Probably from overeating sugars and starches and beating up your pancreas over time or maybe it's just me...."
Dec 26, 2013
christy replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"Yes, it would be an option of last resort for me when you look at what the side effects and risks involved are. Given taking some insulin and being careful with what I eat versus loading up on on some of these immune modulation drugs. I'll take…"
Jun 18, 2013
guitarnut replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"Remicade, cytoxan, and methotrexate are all used to treat autoimmune diseases. They are also all used to treat cancer. I should know--my mother received every one of them for chemo. These drugs are good at what they do, but the side effects are…"
Jun 18, 2013
christy replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"I used to infuse Remicade when I worked in gastroenterology for our Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis patients. You are absolutely right. These drugs come with huge side effects. And the things they are made out of...eeek."
Jun 18, 2013
christy replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"I agree, transplantation is not a cure, it's simply trading one set of problems for another. A cure is being free of medications to live. You still require multiple medications when you receive a transplant. Sorry but I've been Type 1 for…"
Jun 18, 2013
guitarnut replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"When they completed the Human Genome Project in 2002 (I think), they said, "hey, we know everything about the human body now--we'll cure everything!" When they identified the genes that cause cystic fibrosis and sickle cell anemia,…"
Jun 18, 2013
Nell replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"I am so sorry that these PR articles about research get people thinking that something big has been discovered and that it is about to make a difference in diabetes treatment or cure. I don't mean to discourage you from hoping for a cure or…"
Jun 18, 2013
David (dns) replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"Suppression is not cure. Control is not cure. "Less" immunosuppression is not a cure, just a more efficient control. Etc. Knowing the cause of something does not guarantee you can cure it. It doesn't even necessarily mean you can…"
Jun 18, 2013
Cora replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'Cause of Type 1 Diabetes found?'
"I've seen this posted in a few places and I disagree with the article. I think there is some excellent research going on, but the article is badly written. There is talk of medications and transplants. Neither of these things is a cure, only a…"
Jun 18, 2013
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Teowyn replied to lafashionaddict's discussion 'I told him that I have Diabetes and he disappeared?'
"I had a friend from high school who had looked me up and was emailing me with unwanted marriage proposals for about two years before dx--and I thought we were friends. At dx, I was telling people my news, and happened to tell this friend the story.…"
Mar 22, 2013

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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?
To meet other individuals, whom I can relate with
Date diagnosed
June 10, 2011
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise
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Hello! I've recently joined this "journey" which is diabetes. I'm a very positive person and have many goals for the future. I'm currently a medical assistant, but I'm in school to become a physician assistant. I love to travel the world as much as possible, and learn about new cultures!

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At 1:09pm on February 14, 2012, Beli said…

im fine i guess..but im having a lot of stress at school ..:/ ..and by a lot i mean A LOT ^^ .. . well my hba1c got tested last week ..and it was 7,3 which is pretty good for me !
I did have an hba1c of 11 back in 2010 !! ..well it was all my fault -.- ..me beeing that young boy in the puberty ^^
I really had a lot of weird years in my 8 years of diabetes .. So how does diabetes effect ur daily life ?..cause i mean u lived a long time without diabetes ..

At 12:51pm on February 13, 2012, Beli said…

At 12:51pm on February 13, 2012, Beli said…

hey how are you doing ? and whats ur diabetes doing ? ;-D

At 7:15pm on December 10, 2011, Josh F said…

Welcome to the "journey". I have been on it 32 years and still ok. ;-) I travel constantly for work. It certainly does make travel a little more challenging, but certainly doable. Take care.

At 11:19am on October 16, 2011, Beli said…
Hey thank you for adding me :D
Great page and nice pic ;)

-beli from germany
At 7:17am on August 29, 2011, MissLj said…
ah cool. I'm 19. I was diagnosed when i was 13 though. How are you finding the adjustment? Yeah, I quite like Australia haha :P I've never lived anywhere else though. People seem to like it when they visit, I think. I'd like to visit America :) and also the whole of Europe... haha
At 9:24am on August 28, 2011, MissLj said…
I see you weren't diagnosed that long ago, how old are you?
At 1:07am on August 28, 2011, MissLj said…
Hey, thanks for the add :)
At 3:48pm on August 27, 2011, Trish said…
Hi, Glad to make a new friend Welcome to TU land :))
At 6:23am on June 25, 2011, Linda G said…
Thanks for the reply. You're right....it IS overwhelming at first.
Take it day by day, and please keep in touch. Snoop around, and don't be afraid to ask questions :)
Luv....linda in canada ♥
 
 
 

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