I Am Diabetic, Type 2

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 51 People

    Several years ago I was diagnosed

    as having Type 2 diabetes. I was overweight, didn't exercise, and ate horribly. I'm controlling the diabetes much better today, but it's an insidious disease that will affect me for the rest of my life. Since my diagnosis I've lost nearly 50 pounds. To be honest though, I...
    pawnee pawnee
    41-45, M
    Feb 21, 2015

    Just told my mother that I was diagnosed last

    year back in Texas. I didn't want to worry her but it has progressed to the point that I get random nose bleeds I wake up very weak and sick I just had to tell her. It sucks and I'm still so young but I will not let it get the best of me!
    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10
    26-30, F
    May 30, 2014

    Guilty Today That My Sugar Is 206.

    I ate alot of things with sugar and my group home manager is upset about it. And I feel so bad I feel so guilty that makes me feel like making me vomit. I have a case manager that is also going to flip. I feel worse and Its not going to make it better. I feel sick about. I'm not...
    Icefloret Icefloret
    26-30, F
    Jul 30, 2012

    I was diagnosed in December 2012.

    At first it was difficult to manage, because I was so addicted to eating dessert. Now, I've learned to manage it better. My A1C level dropped from 9.0 to 7.0 because I started using a zero-calorie sweetener in replace of real sugar. I still eat dessert, but not constantly. Now...
    angelafireheart angelafireheart
    26-30, F
    Jan 22, 2016

    I've been diagnosed

    as a type II Diabetic for just over a year now. Its a curse that runs in my family. I was always a fairly active person with normal blood sugar readings. Then about 4 years ago, I tore my achilles playing indoor soccer. I hadn't been all that active after that point. Though...
    Iltcp Iltcp
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Mar 1, 2015

    Diabetic And Happy

    My name is Karen. I have been diabetic for 23 years, since the birth of my daughter. My husband has been diabetic for ten years but unlike me his has been out of control(he loves his sweet cakes).We found something that helps. It is called plexus. we are both taking it and his...
    mawmawsrule mawmawsrule
    Jan 18, 2011

    Medicine I Take I take medicine

    for my diabetes. It's called Metformin. I test my sugar level twice a day.
    angelafireheart angelafireheart
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2016

    I was diagnosed 8 and a half months ago.

    Not been given any support or information. No idea what to do. Flying solo and blind.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 22, 2015

    They Say I'm Too Sweet!

    I found out that I am diabetic 9 years ago.  While recovering from a broken leg I received in a car accident (read this account too) I was diagnosed to have diabetes.  It seems there was more than just a broken leg to my injury in the car accident.   My...
    bentheredundat bentheredundat
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 27, 2009
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