I truly believe that diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2 should be given different names. This way people, who do not know the difference, will not bring to common denominator both deceases and spare us, who are affected by type 1 in this way or the other, some stupid and sometimes offensive “helpful” advise or invasive comments.
Many people who suffer from diabetes Type 1, wake up at night and check themselves. I wake up every single night to check my daughter’s BG. I made this a habit after one horrible night of her seizure.
Today is that day when I can’t explain how Albi’s pancreas works.
My experience with a very important person in my family’s life – my daughter’s nurse who monitors her five days a week, minimum twice a day.
I have been crocheting for may be 6 years now, but never was brave enough to get myself to crochet something big as a full adult size blanket .
How many of you, who deal with Type 1 diabetes on a daily basis, either managing your own disease (or as I prefer to call – condition) or your loved ones, have heard from other people, who don’t have or deal with what we do, that diabetes is reversible?
I am scared of low blood sugar, because lows can lead to immediate death…..
I bet many of you have heard opinions on how your child has got diabetes…well, this is my take of this sensitive topic
There was a moment that had changed our lives forever. The moment of initial denial, confusion, blame and “i-want-to-wake-up” state of mind. That moment was when my oldest daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.