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Kick up the bum but not without consequences

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Chelsxx, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. Chelsxx

    Chelsxx Type 1 · Newbie

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    Was diagnosed with diabetes type 1 Nov 2011 n for first 6 months tried really hard to get to grips with it but eventually gave up , only taking insulin really at night n occasionally when I ate.
    Anyways I managed to survive until November 2015 when I was rushed to hospital in a nearly coma due to a dka.
    Was in intensive care for 3 days this gave me the kick up the bum to try n take diabetes serious n take control.
    I am taking control but not without consequences for not taking control.
    I have now got acute serious pains in all my joints that the doctor says is to do with the liquid around my joints getting used to having less sugar.
    I am on liquid morphine n painkillers n tablets for arthritis.
    But basically I am asking has anyone else heard or had this happen to them ??
    Sorry for such a long story
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