My daughter has had diabetes since age 3 and is now 44. She has had laser surgery on both eyes several times, is a stickler on exercise, even when on vacation of a family outing. She now has a heart condition and has had cataract surgery on both eyes. I found out about the Omnipod and told her and now she is using the pod for two years. She is constantly running low blood sugars at night 37, sometimes 47 but she tells me this is normal. Her doctor told her that she is the one who has to program the pod according to her activity and meal consumption. Well she does not eat normally and has been on diet pills for several years, which I am sure has caused a heart problem. We always argue about her eating habits, orders food when out, or picks when a meal is prepared at home. Loves to drink all kinds of mixes and beer but she tells me this is the new diabetes. Am I wrong to worry about her? I know she is an adult but how come her doctors cannot see this. Her a1c1 is according to her okay and that is the way her doctors want it. She cannot live by herself because she runs low blood sugar too often and has to be woken up several times during her sleep. Please help me put my mind at ease. I am sure this is not correct but she is in control. She has has EVAC taken her to the hospital over a 4 year period approximately 6 times and out of the 6 times they have come to house to check her out.
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