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Feb 11, 2010

Thanks To My Sister

By ADW|2017-05-01T09:06:14-04:00Updated: February 11th, 2010|Diabetes Management, GlucoStories|0 Comments

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.

Jan 27, 2010

Diagnosis. What Diagnosis?

By ADW|2017-05-01T08:48:35-04:00Updated: January 27th, 2010|Diabetes Management, GlucoStories|0 Comments

I was diagnosed with type 2 incorrectly for about 4 years. I’m not overweight, 50 years old and had a job that gave me exercise. Had lost about 20 pounds and felt ready to cash in my chips. I couldn’t work for more than 2 hours at a time without resting.

Then I went to a […]

Jan 23, 2010

Change, For Better or Worse

By ADW|2017-05-01T08:48:40-04:00Updated: January 23rd, 2010|Diabetes Management, GlucoStories|0 Comments

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.

Dec 28, 2009

Dact The Polydactal (Diabetic) Cat

By ADW|2017-05-01T08:48:45-04:00Updated: December 28th, 2009|Diabetes Management, GlucoStories|0 Comments

A coworker one day told me she had a farm cat who was part Maine Coon and polydactal (an extra toe) who had had an accident resulting in the loss of one leg and an eye and now the barn cats would not let him return to the barn, they picked on him.

Dec 22, 2009

Blessed To Be

By ADW|2017-05-01T08:49:07-04:00Updated: December 22nd, 2009|Diabetes Management, GlucoStories|0 Comments

I have had diabetes for over 20 years. I have struggled with my weight my entire life. In the beginning when I was diagnosed, I was only taking pill. I just needed to lose weight and exercise more.

Dec 21, 2009

Management, Not Control

By ADW|2017-05-01T08:48:27-04:00Updated: December 21st, 2009|Diabetes Management, GlucoStories|0 Comments

Like other people, I had been drinking more liquids and going to the bathroom more, but I didn't think much of it. I also felt tired, very tired, in the afternoons. Since I was in my early 40's, I figured it came from getting older.

Dec 14, 2009

28 Years So Far

By ADW|2017-05-24T15:24:13-04:00Updated: December 14th, 2009|Diabetes Management, GlucoStories|0 Comments

I was diagnosed at age 20. Have found many difficulties throughout the years, but have a healthy son, after having a still birth with my first baby, in 1984 because of an ignorant Doctor.

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