All Blog Posts Tagged 'seizures' (4)

Watching My Type 1 Husband Seize, Hallucinate and Not Recognize Me

One year ago today I was confronted by a side of Type 1 Diabetes I had never seen before and pray to never see again. It took over my husband’s body, forcing out a person that not only couldn’t recognize me but was fearful of me as well. Continue Reading

Added by MevsDiabetes on February 7, 2012 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

The Most Valuable Lesson I’ve Learned about Managing Type 1 Diabetes

It began one year ago today, when my wife witnessed me go into seizures during an episode of severe hypoglycemia while I was sleeping... Continue Reading

Added by MevsDiabetes on January 29, 2012 at 8:01pm — 2 Comments

Severe Hypoglycemia – Seizures, Hallucinations and a Trip to the ER

It's been a little more than 3 weeks since I ended up in the hospital from a severely low blood sugar that snuck up on me as I slept... Severe Hypoglycemia – Seizures, Hallucinations and a Trip to the ER

Added by MevsDiabetes on February 25, 2011 at 8:18am — No Comments

That scary, ugly glucagon needle

Yesterday, the whole family went to the ADA's family skating event in Falmouth. Well, as far as the skating was concerned, Eric and I both weren't very good and so didn't last long, although my husband and the older kids had a ball. But after the skating came the Q&A, which was basically a panel of teenage athletes with Type 1 diabetes (plus the parents of the youngest child on the panel, a 9-year-old girl) fielding questions about how they handled their diabetes in the context of sports.… Continue

Added by Elizabeth on February 7, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

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