This is a presentation designed for Parents and Caregivers. It is about the emotional and mental toll placed on me in the last 40 years of being T1

It is not always a pretty picture and some viewers may get upset, but I hope that you will stick it out to the end... it's not all bad news

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Comment by littlesteve on February 3, 2011 at 2:50am
I think this is brilliant, I live in UK, london, I have type 1 since 1968, now on 5 injections a day all ways never had real contol, start on omnipod 14/2/2011, very bad when I got it also, thort wouldnt last til I was 32, now 51, depression only recognised in last year or so so being treated for it, now have complications of neuropathy of feet and hands, everything you said is true, I got it when was 9, a lot of people I knew with type 1 are no longer with us and others with severe complictions and they got this when young. ABSOLUTELY SPOT ON WITH WHAT YOU HAVE SAID!!!!!!!! will recommenfd this video to other people




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