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Can you pinpoint the day your pancreas failed making insulin?

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Charlreff, Sep 9, 2019 at 10:13 PM.

  1. Charlreff

    Charlreff · Newbie

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    My son was diagnosed on sept 4th and I think I can pinpoint exactly what happened and when that made my sons pancreas fail. I have a timeline and proof, will it help with research? Who do I tell if so?
     
  2. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    Research has shown that even long term T1s still dribble out a tiny bit of insulin. Without before and after tests you cannot prove your theory correct.
     
  3. michita

    michita Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I think my type 1 was triggered by a certain traumatic event I had and low vitamin D. You can share us your/your son’s story.
     
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    New Haven Neil Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think there is some mileage in this. A friend years ago became T1 after being assaulted badly. I developed T2 after almost losing a foot in an accident and two rounds of subsequent (and painful) surgery. Smashed feet are a bad thing!
     
  5. EllieM

    EllieM Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I remember being told by my diabetic doctor 40 years ago that my elder brother's severe head injury (almost died) might cause him to develop T1. (I was already T1). Luckily he was OK.
     
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    Flora123 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My DN mentioned it to me too. She referred to a sports injury that had caused a patient to become T1.
     
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