I have had diabetes for 12 years now and don't really know anybody else who has it. I also have coeliac disease and hypothyroidism.
I have struggled with my diabetes in the past and I have been in hospital lots of times. A few years ago I had a bad hypo and went unconscious and got sent to hospital. I was in a coma for a few days. Eventually I came around and got on with my life as if nothing had happened.
I have been put on the insulin pump and I would recommend it strongly. It has been the best thing that has ever happened to me.
I tend to give up on life at times and want to end it but then I think about my family and that stops me doing anything stupid.
I always ask "Why me?" and "Why do I have to get everything wrong with me?". I would love to meet people with diabetes that are my age to see how they cope. :)
I can't belive you are so brave! i have been diagnosed for 9 months. And it gets me down. The lowest i've ever been is 2.0. But you are remarkable. Don't forget............ Nothing will stop you doing anything and always remember that! – Awesomedude
You are so brave!!! The lowest blood sugar I ever had was 2.6. I'm gonna get a pump, thanks for making such a great remark on it!!!! x – Isabel
I am so sorry for what has happened to you in the past. Hope you can cope well with it for the rest of your life. – Georgina
You are so brave! I have Diabetes and coeliac disease, and i have never had a bad hypo my worst was 3.0. I just can't believe how brave you are! – Sophia
i know how u feel its a crap feeling and its hard look i have been bulied with my diabetes & treated like crap so dnt do anything dunmb fink bout ur family i have tryed to do stipid things but then think about my love ones so keep being strong ! gd luck :) ! – Febina
Wow, that must of been really hard! You are really brave and great! I have just been put on an insulin pump, i agree with you, it really is amazing! Have you got any tips? – Harriet
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