sadiemae
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  • Baxter, TN
  • United States
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sadiemae replied to Dwayne's discussion 'My understanding of how Diabetes & Depression are Inter-related...' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"I too have been a depressive ever since I can remember. Have attempted suicide as a teen. I can really feel for what you are going through. Sometimes it is hard to find just the right person who will understand your problems and accept you as you…"
Dec 13, 2012
sadiemae replied to Yvonne C.'s discussion 'What is your current Lantus dosage?' in the group LANTUS® Or Humalog Users
"I have had type 2 diabetes for 22 years, on lantus and humlog since 2003, I use 60 units in am and pm. Was dosing 110 once a day but Dr said to split it up doeses that high work better when split up. I have 2 very arthritic knees and is hard to walk…"
Dec 13, 2012
Bill replied to sadiemae's discussion 'Anyone have procrastination with depression and anxiety' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"I just thru major depression with severe anxiety. I asked My psych about procrastination. Everyone does it and some anxiety is good and normal. Procrastination is not part of it."
Sep 20, 2012
sadiemae replied to sadiemae's discussion 'Anyone have procrastination with depression and anxiety' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"I know what you mean. When I was younger I thought I could do several things at once but have come to realize, I was just getting distracted from one thing and going on to something else because lack of focus made it impossible to carry through on…"
Sep 10, 2012
sadiemae replied to sadiemae's discussion 'Anyone have procrastination with depression and anxiety' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"That is me exactly, I have always wondered if it was ADD with the depression I cerntly am not hyper active. I jist feel all tied up in knots. Thanks for replying"
Sep 10, 2012
Marilyn Bee replied to sadiemae's discussion 'Anyone have procrastination with depression and anxiety' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"I've had anxiety for as long as I can remember. I've suffered from depression for a couple of years now. I also always been a big procrastinator for as long as I can remember...maybe it does have something to do with the anxiety. Deadlines…"
Sep 10, 2012
sadiemae replied to sadiemae's discussion 'Anyone have procrastination with depression and anxiety' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"Hi, I am new to this site. Have suffered with depression and anxiety all my life was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when I was 42. I have had problems with procrastination when I have a deadline to meet as long as I can remember, I know I have to…"
Sep 10, 2012
sadiemae added a discussion to the group Diabetics with Depression
Sep 10, 2012
sadiemae joined Brea's group
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Diabetics with Depression

any diabetics who also suffer from the terrible disease of depression....this is the place where we can all help each other!If you need help now, DIAL 911See More
Jul 25, 2012
sadiemae replied to Peetie's discussion 'Have You Had Any Longterm Success With A Type 2 Med?' in the group Type 2
"It depends on whether you have metabolic syndrome and are not utilizing the insulin you make or take. I take Humalog insulin at meals and Lantus at bedtime and Metformin 2x a day. I am still having trouble bringing the bs nos down. I have been on…"
Jul 19, 2012
sadiemae replied to Dedene Nelson-Court's discussion 'Radical Change in Eyesight' in the group Type 2
"When my eyes get fuzzy, I increase font size on computer it helps alot."
Jul 19, 2012
sadiemae replied to Dedene Nelson-Court's discussion 'Radical Change in Eyesight' in the group Type 2
"Long time diabetic and high sugars do make your near vision blurry. Due to the stickyness caused by high blood sugars mainly. Your far vision improves as you age normally. Diabetics require a dialated eye exam by an eye MD not just an optometrist…"
Jul 19, 2012
sadiemae replied to Chris's discussion 'Highs, how can you tell.' in the group Type 2
"I find at 240 I get nauseous at 299 I get real sleepy and any higher I start sweating and get very hot and may get confused just like low bs. But I usually test at the first sign of nausea. Always check before and after meals as directed but look…"
Jul 19, 2012
sadiemae joined Natalie ._c-'s group
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Type 2

A place to discuss EVERYTHING related to Type 2 -- diet, exercise, meds, insulin, complications, emotional stress, family relationships, diabetes police -- everything!See More
Jul 19, 2012
catlover left a comment for sadiemae
"Hi sadiemae- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here."
May 22, 2012

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
keep motivated to get blood sugars down
Date diagnosed
October 20, 1992
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
9
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Shots, Diet and Exercise
Tell us more about you (optional)
have severe depression, anxiety which complicates the control of blood sugars since I often turn to comfort foods to keep me going when depressed. Which came first the diabetes then the depression or vice versa hard to tell both seemed to happen in my early forties.

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At 12:38pm on May 22, 2012, catlover said…

Hi sadiemae- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 11:12am on May 21, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.
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At 9:25am on May 21, 2012, Marie B said…

hi sadiemae, welcome to the community. I find that whenever I feel depressed I come on here and t seems to help. please join any groups, add to any discussions or blogs that interest you.

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/type2

At 9:12am on May 21, 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!!!

At 8:23am on May 21, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

 
 
 

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