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When tests came back showing my blood sugar in the range considered diabetic, I found myself caught up in a battery of appointments and disruptions. It all started when I went to my long-time doctor for my yearly exam. I asked if he thought there would be any benefit to my seeing a dietician. I...
by mschenten
March 14, 1994 I started a great job I was sworn in as a County Deputy Hamilton County Sheriffs Dept. I was part of a unit called the Native American Reserve Force first non-reservation police force to protect burial grounds. I did this for 3 years the was asked to work inside the county jail to...
by paul
Hi, my name is Lynn. I never thought I would have anything like Type II Diabetes. It doesn't run in my family that I know of, but I guess I took my own lifestyle for granted and it feels like it backfired on me. I always thought of myself as healthy, even while eating all the candy, chocolate,...
by lynn802
I found out I was diabetic with type 2 in febuary 2007 I was 28. I was in the ER becuase I had some very bad eye problems and I freak out I also found out that I was allergic to some aintbyonics was takeing it mess up my brain but i am better now and the dr in er did a blood test and my bg was...
by shellyj
BAD: Being taken to hospital thinking I was having a heart attack an finding out my sugars were at 430 a being told that I had Type 2 Diabetes. Good: Finding out that i was diabetic and just needed pills to control it. Bad: Start to get depressed and blaming myself for diabetes. Good: Starting to...
by toppchef68
I was diagnosed with type II diabetes after my first doctor told me it was just stress and thyroid making me tired. My new doctor took my blood sugar and the reading was in the high 400s. My treatment included all the medications plus insulin. I kept upping the insulin at my doctors request...
by cured
In 1990, I had my first experience with gestational diabetes. The care was less than ideal, but I did deliver a premature baby boy. (He's healthy today). In May of 2007, I started having horrible headaches that would not go away, no matter what I did. It wasn't like a migraine or sinus headache,...
by Colleen
Five years ago to my dismay my family doctor at the time told me I was type two diabetic. My worst fear was leading a horrible life like my late father and being constantly frustrated and angry. Both sides of my family going back three generations were diabetic. I was about twenty-five pounds over...
by lizabeth22
WHEN I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH TYPE TWO DIABETES I WAS FACED WITH SOME MAJOR OBSTRUCTIONS. I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW WHAT TYPE 2 DIABETES WAS. IMMEDIATELY THE DOCTOR STARTED THE EDUCATION PROCESS. HE RAN BLOOD TESTS AND RECOMMENDED A GLUCOSE MONITOR AND PRESCRIBED MEDICATION. I DECIDED THAT I NEEDED TO...
by JDH2960@ATT.NET
In retrospect, no one really knew that Agent Orange might contribute to the cause of type 2 diabetes. I knew before Vietnam that I didn't want to go there. Now, 40 years later, I have learned some of the fallout. Exposure in Vietnam might have been how it started, but until February of 2004, when...
by Jim