I Am a Type One Diabetic

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    And honestly, I don't take care of myself

    as much as I should. Almost exactly a year ago, I ended up in the hospital for ketoacidoses, and while I'm looking after myself well enough to not need to go (other than the bout of strep that I'm sick with right now), it sometimes worries me. I have to take my insulin and check...
    infintyandbeyond infintyandbeyond
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2014


    I've been diabetic now for just over 31 years. So far everything has gone okay most of the time but recently my control has been so bad that my endo thinks I should go on an insulin pump. According to him after after 30 years on insulin injections my system can no longer process...
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    1 Response Aug 26, 2013

    I binge on junk food.

    It has a really numbing affect on me. It helps me stop worrying about things and just do something. It isn't healthy, I know. But maybe that's part of the reason why I do it. I just want to stop caring so much sometimes. I'm not really overweight, and I never cared much about...
    Mimi7777 Mimi7777
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2014

    And So...

     .. On and on it goes. Where it stops, I sure don't know.  .. Type 1 diabetic for 32 of my 50 years of being semi-alive. There's, what?, two other people who said that they are a Type 1 diabetic (ooo, sorry, "Type ONE Diabetic!!), yet mouths remain shut and...
    RoKuSis RoKuSis
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Nov 12, 2008

    Really Fast Story , Hi I'm New C:

    hey , My name is Elizabeth Yaretzie Nunez but , I go by my middle name ... My therapist told me about this site where it helps teens talk about their experiences with type 1 diabetes , & I just wanna share my ..... I first found out I had type 1 diabetes when i was 6 years...
    BLusshes BLusshes
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

    How Low Can You Go?

    Hi there! :) This post is pretty much out of curiosity. What is the lowest blood sugar you ever had and how did it make you feel? Not that this is a competition or anything. Besides getting to eat sugary junk, lows are pretty bad. Personally, mine was 14 (in the U.S system). I...
    Mimi7777 Mimi7777
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2013

    I believe it's too late

    for me…to save myself. I've been feeling a lot of pain in my body these past few days, and I feel like I'm all alone in this fight…and I'm sorry that I didn't love myself. I've been a type 1 diabetic since I was 9 and I've always believed it to be a curse…which I still do...
    bittersweethermit bittersweethermit
    26-30, F
    Sep 8, 2015

    Hi Everyone.It's New Year's Day

    and I'm going to try something new. I'm very interested in chatting with anyone who has Multiple Endocrine Disorder( I never met anyone ) and anyone with common interests.
    suzeeqd suzeeqd
    51-55, F
    Jan 1, 2014

    There's nothing like waking up at 4 in the

    morning to treat a hypo (Hypo's suck!)
    katsnotmyname katsnotmyname
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 19, 2015

    Stereotypes that I would like to put to an end.

    I have had diabetes for 15 years. My pancreas stopped producing insulin when I was 10 years old, so I take insulin through a syringe. 1. Yes I can eat whatever I want, just like a person without diabetes. Your pancreas gives you insulin, my needle gives me insulin. 2. "My...
    Roxylovesit Roxylovesit
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 19, 2015

    I was six when I was diagnosed.

    I am 21 now. My blood sugars have been up and down. I have mostly highs. I'm trying to bring my A1C down but it's really hard for me. Does anyone have any suggestions?
    jazzyjay93 jazzyjay93
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2014
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