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I spent the summer of 1963 in Little Rock, Arkansas, visiting at my grandparents’ home. I lived in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, so I was thrilled to be going ‘alone’ on a Greyhound bus ride to spend the summer with my maternal grandparents. I arrived in early May, a happy-go-lucky 9-year-old, weighing...
by Roger Culotta
it was 1995 when i got Type 1 Diabetes, i was only 5 about to be 6 i don't even remember what happen, i was to young but i knew my mom and dad knew what was wrong and what was going on with me, my doctors told them that i was type 1 diabetic. i'm 19 now but through the 13 years i have been a...
by MissKaye1990
My name is Trisha Mullins I was very young when I was first diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes and didn't know why I was dying. They never knew what was wrong with me until I ended up in the hospital. I remember telling the ones closest to me goodbye. My blood sugars had been over one-thousand when I...
by TrishTrish13
In the Spring of 1998, I had a love affair with my bathroom. I could not stop peeing… ever! It was constant. And if you asked me to drink a gallon of water or juice, I could swig it down in a matter of minutes. My thirst was unquenchable, and my mouth always felt dry and parched. I felt drowsy and...
by kimbalini
I am Jamie from Michigan. I have been a diabetic as a toddler. Since than I have come a long way. One way of doing that is when I was age 9. I got my 1st pump. I have also got a lot of better BG'S levels. My last A1C was 6.8. I am now a teenager And Have had diabetes for 12 years now.
by diabetes1998
I was diagnosed with type 2 incorrectly for about 4 years. I'm not overweight, 50 years old and had a job that gave me exercise. Had lost about 20 pounds and felt ready to cash in my chips. I couldn't work for more than 2 hours at a time without resting. Then I went to a diabetic nutrionist who...
by hombrehielo
I would like to tell you all about my wife Jody, she is an amazing woman who has been on insulin do to Type 1 diabetes for over 20 years. Being married to a diabetic WAS a scary thing for me, I had to learn to watch for the signs when she would be getting "shakey" or the signs if something went...
by JodynRob
I was 12 years old at the time a great soccer player and loved school as much as a 12 year-old would. I started out drinking water way more then normal but we chalked it up to the soccer games and pratice then came the nonstop trips to the bathroom and my teacher noticed it was like 2 times an hour...
by 464medic
Like other people, I had been drinking more liquids and going to the bathroom more, but I didn't think much of it. I also felt tired, very tired, in the afternoons. Since I was in my early 40's, I figured it came from getting older. But when I went for my annual physical, my doctor informed me...
by Jeanninehh
I am writing this on behalf of my 8 yr old son, Dylan. In May of 2009 we found a Tick behind Dylan's ear. Within a few weeks time, his entire ear was a bulls-eye. He was put on Amoxicillin for Lyme Disease. This was the second time he had contracted Lyme Disease. Although this time he started...
by dbabiak