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  1. Hi everyone.
    Out of curiosity how many of us (I am a type 1 for nearly 45 years) have more than one autoimmune condition?
    I now have hypothyroidism and type 1.
    I have recurrent anaemia which seems to be resistant to treatment.
    I am being investigated for rheumatoid arthritis and suffer severe joint/bone pain - this could be proximal neuropathy, fybromyalgea (excuse the spelling) or Lupus.
    My newly met endocrinologist says it's quite possible I have all of the above as 'people with autoimmune diseases are a magnet and tend to develop other autoimmune diseases'
    I am interested in how many other diabetics (any type) have other A/I diseases and is there anything we can do to prevent more from developing?
    Is there research on this?
  2. Hi,
    I have been having problems at work and believe I am being discriminated against because of my diabetes. I haven't been able to get the time I said I needed, and was told I could have, to monitor blood sugars or eat.
    The stress has made my diabetic control worse than ever with far more serious (unconscious) hypos - I live alone and I have been off sick.
    My union are involved and are looking for a good solicitor who will take on a personal injury case for me. I am a newcomer to the world of employment litigation. Can anyone recommend a good solicitor?
    The stress is awful and I now have depression too. Dark days indeed.
    Thank you
  3. I'm going to Sousse in March with my gorgeous oldest daughter. I am a horror when my blood sugars drop as the only sweet thing I will tolerate is Lucozade. Can I buy it in Sousse ladies and gents? Thank you - I have 3 weeks and 6 days to travel (first holiday in 21 years and I cannot wait)
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