I was lucky when I got diagnosed. My grandfather and uncle have type 2 to so with all my symptoms and the 20 lbs I lost. We bought a glucose meter and my blood sugar was 480 so into the ER we went after several hours and a full IV bag it was up to the peds floor. They finally fed me at 11 that night which kinda seemed crazy to me I mean really feed the diabetic. That was 2 weeks ago today. So that's my story.

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Comment by Stemwinder (Gary) on February 16, 2013 at 9:17pm

I'm so glad you have found your way here. There are so many here that have been thru what you are experiencing. Hang in there, we are all here to help

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