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For me, I always knew that I would be dealing with the D-word sooner or later. My mother is a type 1 diabetic for many many years. My younger brother was diagnosed with type 1 when he was only 17. And then came my turn, and for some reason, I never had any symptoms such as dry throat, excessive...
by dazealex
My name is Chris Cracolice I am 53 years old and have had diabetes for 48 of those years. I remember growing up with diabetes and how it not only affected me physically but mentally as well. One of the most vivid memories I have was as any child growing up in the 60’s was watching Batman, Superman...
by superdiabeticdude
My name is Karin B. and I am a recovering alcoholic. I am also a diabetic. In 2002, at the age of 42, I was diagnosed with Type 1 DM. Let me share some experience, strength, and hope with my story. I moved to Colorado in 1991. I made the cross country move practically sight unseen. It was...
by Karin B
My mother was the first to get diabetes 17 years ago, then my father, we just knew one year before. He died young (67) by a heart atack two years ago. The tragedy it home...My father and I were very close, he loved my children, he spent most of his time at our house. I've terribly missed him since...
by Sharis V
At age 51, I began to notice my vision was diminishing so I went to the eye doctor and got fitted for glasses fro the first time in my life. After a few more years I noticed again changes in vision but my prescription had not changed greatly so he recommended I see a specialist because he thought...
by CLIFFORD R SURRELL
Running around, being captain of the varsity team, and being a crazy, life-lovin' high school junior came to a sudden halt one morning. It was my fifth or sixth time missing school in the span of a couple of weeks. My mom, being equally as energetic in nature was really distressed over my state....
by Guest
This lifetime love affair with racing began with a trip to the 1964 Los Angeles Times Grand Prix, at Riverside Raceway, in California. Parnelli Jones won the race. At 13 years old, I thought the men who drove these cars were gods. I set out to learn everything I could about race driving and race...
by Guest
American Diabetes Wholesale, Charlie Kimball and our partners and supporters would like to congratulate Brian Harris! Brian will be joining us for Charlie's championship race at the Miami-Homestead Raceway in October! Tuesday, May 3, 2005 started out like any other day. I woke up to the country...
by Guest
I was diagnosed with type I diabetes in Sept. 1985 at 17 years of age and a senior in high school. I was terrified of needles and could not imagine myself on insulin injections for the rest of my life. Well, it wasn't as bad as I imagined it would be. I now wear an insulin pump. My life with...
by Guest
I remember being scared of my Grandma when I was a little girl. Nobody ever explained to me why she was 'different'. Since she was blind and had her artificial leg since before I was born, everyone just figured that I would not question the dark glasses she always wore, the glass eye, or the fact...
by Guest