"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
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keep motivated to get blood sugars down
October 20, 1992
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Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Shots, Diet and Exercise
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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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