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What is a day in the life of a diebetic really like?

Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by superflamingo, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. superflamingo

    superflamingo · Newbie

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    What does it mean to live with this disorder on a dailly basis?
     
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    Alanp35 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Crikey, how long have you got ? A short story from some and a much longer heart-wringing story from others.



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  3. Danny Prince

    Danny Prince Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It's not too bad tbh, I find it's more of a worry for people around me then it is myself, as long as you're sensible its practically the same as any other life
     
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    Engineer88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Couldnt disagree more Danny, but thats your age showing.
     
  5. Danny Prince

    Danny Prince Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If you say so :)
     
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    Tasha11234 Type 1 · Member

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    I agree with Danny too it's not that much harder you've just got to get on with it and be a bit more responsible with extra stuff. :p
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    It's no different to anyone else...............................except:

    Taking insulin, measuring bg, counting the carbs in your meals, pre-planning meals (but I suppose everyone does that) making sure you have all your equipment with you when going out like fast-acting glucose, a snack, bg monitor, insulin pen and associated supplies, not to mention the routine diabetes check-up at the clinic, eye and podiatry appointments, apart from from all that it's no different as I said:D
     
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    cath99 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    same as everyone else but eat more sensible and keep focusing ahead x
     
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    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Garr Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It is what it is, and there are a lot worse 'disorders' to have.
     
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    Joe Sweatthang Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Too early for me to say. But right now I feel much better, fitter and very determined to get much more fitter.


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    MCMLXXIII Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The Avengers called me but I'm too busy fighting crime with my sweetness:D
     
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