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I am a 19-year-old regular teenage girl. I always eat a lot with friends and love to just hang out. One week in December 2009 I noticed I was eating and drinking much more than I normally ever would. I brought it up to my oldest sister who is in school for nursing when she said it sounded a lot...
by kelloggs
I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes last year, ten days before my 21st birthday. I had been showing symptoms for about six weeks before I ended up at the hospital. I had just about every symptom in the book. I was drinking water constantly, even waking up in the middle of the night to drink. I was...
by rakastaa
January 13th 2009 is a day that i will never forget. Since middle school i can remember there being times when i would get all shaky and have a strong desire to eat everything in the house. Little did i know these "hunger pangs" as mom would refer to them were a precursor to something much much...
by ctjude
My diagnosis began way before i went to the doctors. It started slowly about a month before my diagnosis. I was in the city with my friends and i hadnt noticed it, but my friends kept asking me why i was drinking so much water? I just simply told them i was thirsty and thought nothing of their...
by pp4187
I was diagnosed with type one diabetes December 27, 2008... my parents seemed more upset than i did because i decided from the first day that diabetes wasn't going to control me, i was going to control it. Truthfully, i feel very lucky because by the time i got to the hospital my bg was over 800...
by Jericho Makins
DIABETES, MY STORY By Ron Gregoire When I found out that I had diabetes I have to admit that I was not all that surprised. I’ll get to that later. What did surprise me was the high cost of the testing materials at my local drug store. Because of this I began searching the internet for a...
by RonGregroie
I am a 45-year-old female and found out that I have diabetes three weeks ago. Find out was a surprise for me and has completely change my life. Diabetes runs in my family and I took care of myself by watching my diet and exercising but as the doctor put it, in my case it wasn't a matter of...
by Guest
I traveled to China as a newly diagnosed diabetic and was totally paranoid about losing my insulin pens. Guess what? I lost them in the hubbub of travel. I notified my guide for the journey along with my traveling companions. Sixteen of us traced our steps for the past 24 hours, scouring buses,...
by Guest
As stories go mine is rather short and simple. Just two weeks ago I went in to see a new doctor in a new town because of sinuses and a sore throat. I used the Doctor lookup provided by my insurance and picked one mostly at random as my only basis for the choice was I thought I knew where Dr....
by Guest