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Hi! Glad to be here still. On June 1, 2009 my daughter insisted that I go to the emergency room at the hospital, I had been feeling bad for a while and had started vomiting everything I put in my stomach. I thought I had the flu. Upon arriving at the hospital my head statrting ticking from side...
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I was 4 years old when my parents found out I had Diabetes. Spent two weeks in hospital to get it under control. My Dad spent most of the time with me and he had to learn to mix the insulins,give injections, take glusose reading and relearn how to adjust my diet. In school my Grandmother would...
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I was 50 years old when I fell apart, healthwise anyway, blood tests revealed I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol and as I begged the doctor not to say "Diabetes," but that is what he said. I was really shook up, Diabetes in my mind was the disease that ravished my father's body and took...
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When I was born Friday the 13th in 1983, the doctors told my parents that your son's pancreas was not fuctioning correctly. The doctors proceeded to take 85% of my pancreas from me. As a child, my parents said that I was wild always everywhere to hyper. Before I was dianogned my symptoms were...
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Me.
I am diabetes. I have been diabetic all of my life. From the age of 2 to be precise. I am also 16th generation diabetic. But my story really follows a very strange path. The doctor who took care of me would not tell my parents I was diabetic. As he put it, I had something like what Geralds parents...
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Johnny is a brilliant 11 year old boy. He has always been that way - brilliant. Enjoying books and flashcards at 2 and 3, carrying around his Grandma's medical books instead of toys, fixing computers for his mom at 7 just before they were headed for the trash - he is a brilliant boy. He also is...
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April of 1996 required me to start my life over. The year started out with me and my 9-year-old friends playing, eating junk food and leading happy-go-lucky lives. However, by the time Spring rolled around, the similarity between me and the girls enchanted with possessing two digits in their age...
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