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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by gary.phillips20, Dec 1, 2007.

  1. gary.phillips20

    gary.phillips20 · Newbie

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    Hi every one,my name is Gary ive only been a diabetic for about nine months,it started without a lot of warning rushed into hospitol had 32 litres put back in,a quick course of how to use insulin and that i was insulin resistant and four days later checked out they told me we the team will be there 24/7 for you ha ha well it sounded good but i soon realized i was on my own phone calls not returned for days emails not returned and a short supply of drugs but being a street wise guy i found myself a diabetic nurse and she saved my life and here i am today.
     
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    Linda59 · Active Member

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    Hi Gary and welcome to the site,sorry I'm not much help to you as I'm T2, but still learning as I was only diagnosed last year but there is some great help on this site so keep coming back and others will help! :)



    Linda
     
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    martinbuchan · Well-Known Member

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    WELCOME. You sound like you presented a bit like me (12 months ago). Its quite a useful forum and website.

    Marty B
     
  4. Dennis

    Dennis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Gary and welcome to the forum.

    If you have insulin resistance then you are a TYPE 2 - see the link below
    http://www.diabetes.org.uk/Guide-to-dia ... esistance/

    As Marty said you will find a host of information on here. Any questions, just ask. Someone on here will have been there, done that, of just know the answer. Good luck in your journey through this strange condition.
     
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    sugarless sue · Master

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    Welcome to the forum Gary.:)
    When you say Had 32 litres put back in,32 litres of what exactly?
     
  6. martinbuchan

    martinbuchan · Well-Known Member

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    Remember, that long term type 1s can develop insulin resistance as well. Is that type 1.5 or type 3?

    Marty B
     
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