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I Have a Daughter With Type 1 Diabetes

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    online survey about personal relationships and health in young adults. You are eligible to participate if you (a) have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes >1 year ago by a medical professional, b) are between 18 & 35, (c) have been in a dating, cohabitating, or marital...
    alexasch alexasch 26-30, F Nov 9, 2015

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    How Come When She Came Home From the Hospital At Birth, We Didn't Have a Manual. But 13 Years Later, We Came With Two and Three Bags of Supplies??

    My daughter was diagnosed March 1st, 2008 with type 1 diabetes.  If I had seen the symptoms flash across the TV screen.. I would have thought... hey.... that could be Mo!  She had every symptom and every symptom we could explain.  Moody, sure!  She was turning...
    Fancy Fancy 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 24, 2008

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    Daughter Diagnosed In 2008

    My daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 2 weeks before her 16th birthday. I was a wreck. She took it head and once had become stable in hospital she gave her own injections and learned carb counting immediately. She is now living away from home and will be a Jr in college...
    Smk120 Smk120 46-50 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    Diabetes When I Was Diagnoised With Type 1 Diabetes

    the middle of my 8th grade school year i went to the doctors office for a checkup or so i thought they ran a few tests and the doctor left and came back with the tests results she told my parents and I to go home and pack my bags there was a room waiting on me at the hospital...
    crystalatype1diabetic crystalatype1diabetic 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2012

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    She is 20 yrs old, became diabetic on April 29,

    2013. She goes through an awful lot of work and worry to keep her glucose levels in control. She presently is using the Dexcom machine. It greatly reduces the amount of finger BG tests.
    Chelsea1973 Chelsea1973 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2015

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    Just Hell

    My daughter was diagnoised at 12 , i noticed one day passing her bedroom when she was getting dressed that she has lost alot of weight , at that ages the clothes in style were baggy so i was aware of the amount of weight she had lost , i took her to my docotor and he did a blood...
    tracie65 tracie65 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2010

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    My Daughter

    My daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes November 26, 2006.  My husband and I had thought she had come down with a bad flu. I got very concerned when she got to the point of not beable to walk and her breathing didn't seem quite right to me. I then thought she may have...
    wildbirdy wildbirdy 41-45, F Jan 29, 2008

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