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|Subject: Dropping in to say HI Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:12 am|| |
I haven't been on in quite a while and never posted much anyway but wanted to say hello. Kind of forgot about the forum. Life has been hectic since March. Our 8 year old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in March and our lives have changed forever. It was pretty scary at first but we are managing as best we can. She is now on an Insulin pump and that has been a blessing as has her Continous Glucose Monitor (if you don't know what one is, it checks blood sugar levels every 5 minutes and displays on our phones so we can see it anywhere, any time). Now that school has started it has been a battle with highs during the day (her alert just went off as I was typing this so I had to send a text to her to see if she needs insulin). If you don't know anything about T1D it is different than Type 2. Type 1 means her pancreas no longer makes insulin and she will be insulin dependant for the rest of her life - there is no cure and the cause is unknown. Lots of sleepless nights as we haven't slept a complete night since March but it is just part of it. Luckily my wife works at her school and her teachers are very understanding. She's been a trooper thru it all. She knows how to do finger pricks and can give herself shots but luckily with the technology and the pump shots are not needed and finger pricks have gone down (some days she never even does it unless she gets really high or low).
Anyway, just wanted to stop by and say hello.
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|Subject: Re: Dropping in to say HI Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:40 pm|| |
Glad to see you paid us a visit, Mike. I'm sorry to hear about your daughter. I'll keep her up in prayer.
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