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Debby’s Story (Diabetes)

Grey Diabetes RibbonUsually when someone tells me of a diagnosis of cancer or something else I know what to do to support and be there. I just found out that I have type 2 diabetes. Just went and found out what I need to do and I see an MD tomorrow for the rest. Just feel overwhelmed about checking blood sugar, the best foods, etc.  The person I talked to wasn’t the most pleasent so that didn’t help. I know this isn’t the worst diagnosis but I want to make sure I am healthy for myself and my family. I want to make sure I am on the right track. I really don’t know anyone with it.

Submitted 8-23-10

This story is intended to convey a personal experience and, because every person’s experience is unique, should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional healthcare advice.

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  1. melissa

    debby i hear u i found out at a young age 19 they said i probably had it before but wasnt tested i finally had a healthy daughter at 22 and found out i had fibro and alot of other health issues so hit me like bricks threw the yrs i have had 2 juggle school work and my daughter plus all doctor app and meds i do everything they say and i learn 2 try 2 stay positive 4 my family and i was on bed rest my whole pregnancy it was scary but i put it in gods hands she came early thank god she was ok and my journey has been hard but i continue push on for my babu girl and so she was see me in pain or crying it is frustarting but w doctors and support helps a little more so u r not alone and god bless you

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