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School Nurse Issues!
Hello all! I'm sure it has been posted many times before, but we are having a horrible time with our daughter's school nurse. She is only ten and in fourth grade. We have had some incidents of her school nurse overstepping when it comes to educating Jocelyn on her diabetes. Things such as mild...
19 Mar 2013
Re: Recently diagnosed as T1 diabetic...now people are treating me differently?
You are still who you are, however it is possible that you are still coming to terms with the fact you are now diabetic. It is quite a big life change and your own behaviour may change as you try to deal with it (and people are noticeably responding to it from the sounds of things). Them responding in...
30 Aug 2012
To All Young Active Diabetic Adults
Good evening everyone, I have been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes for over 2 years now and it was quite the blow to my life. Like many of you, it came out of the blue and changed a lot of things very quickly. I was lucky enough to be surrounded by amazing friends and family that made sure I never felt...
23 May 2012
What Does Diabetes Look Like?
I have had the reaction from countless people when I tell them I'm diabetic of "You dont look diabetic" I don't look diabetic? What does that even mean? What does diabetes look like? Should I have a bottle of insulin growing out of my head? Should I have a syringe hanging out of my...
17 May 2012
I've had my first experience (and I hope my last) with a hypoglycemic seizure at night. Luckily, my partner is well aware of the situation and was able to call EMS, etc. However, I'm now terrified of sleeping. My new CGM will be here Monday, but until I trust that thing, and even if I do, I won't...
16 Oct 2011
Hello everyone! I'm looking for ideas for a quote to put on the back of my jdrf walk shirt... The shirts are really crazy and random this year. Gonna be black with either a hot pink or lime green dino on the front, along with my team name, Taylor Weir's Dream Team. I'd like for the quote...
21 Jun 2011
Huge BG problems on plane and at sleep
Hey guys so i'm on holiday right now and have never had any of these problems... about 10 days ago i left for australia. i had two plane flights, one 14 hour one to sydney and then a 5 hour one to perth. on the 14 hour flight i had no problems but on the second flight my blood sugar was uncontrollable...
11 Aug 2010
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