I Have Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-dependent

Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent. You're not alone. 21 People


    i am on 3 shots per day plus 2 oral medications and my sugar still jumps around like crazy. wish i could find a good Dr.
    lflan79337 lflan79337
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2008

    Suggestions On Type I Diabetic

    I am type 1 diabetic mellitus.   I am on insulin for the past 38 years.  My HB1 value is 6.4.  But my blood sugar fluctuates a lot, i have to maintain this level to avoid risks of complications.  I eat 4 times a day and sometimes test blood sugar 5 times a day.  I am married...
    sg1965 sg1965
    Mar 11, 2011

    In Denial

    I am 44 and have been a diabetic since I was 21. I am the only member of my family with any type of diabetes. I know how to treat my diabetes but I can't seem to do it. I have been hospitalized more times than I can count. I have severe kidney disease, not yet on dialysis...
    baddiabetic baddiabetic
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 17, 2012

    I've been diabetic for 14 years.

    ... For a while I rebelled and it got me nowhere except cardiac arrest on New Year's Eve at grand old age of 20. Seeing what that did to my mother and hearing my father saying goodbye to me shook me. I now try very hard to have good control, it's not easy. But perseverance paid...
    shel2014 shel2014
    31-35, F
    Jan 27, 2014

    Take Control Of It Or It Will Take Control Of You!

    I am 42 and have been insulin dependent for 32 years. I have excellent control of my diabetes except for the occasional hypoglycemic episodes. I just wanted to put out his out there.. you must take control of it or it will take control of you! Dont ever let it stop you from...
    mustang09 mustang09
    41-45, F
    Oct 9, 2012

    Tired Of Weight Gain

    I have been diabetic for 30 years. I started on oral meds and it worked finr. Then it stopped working. I was put on 3 oral meds. I was throwing up every day with the Metformin. But that was helping withyout the weight gain. But they took me off it and put me on insulin. In all...
    cindy95 cindy95
    Jul 6, 2013
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