this is my fisrt time on here

By Breeshappy Latest Reply 2011-12-02 13:41:47 -0600
Started 2011-11-28 15:32:09 -0600

I have had diabetes type one since I was 12 and its so hard to find ppl that understand what its like. So Im here. I was wondering if anyone knew where I could find a walk…or somethng of that interest in California…

Tags: diabetes

12 replies

berrykins0 2011-12-02 13:41:47 -0600 Report

alot people just don't to want to understand what it is like or don't want to take the time to we are all here to help one and other welcome to the family breeshappy.

lifedriver 2011-11-30 15:30:02 -0600 Report

Welcome to the best site on the net for people w/D. Cali has a vast array of attractions. First are in Northern. Central or Southern Ca?

Mickey/CCHT 2011-11-28 20:18:19 -0600 Report

Welcome to DC! I'm in Michigan, so I cannot help you there. I just wanted to welcome you and hope you find some good support here. Also, it is a great place to ask ?'s, vent or share with the rest of us that are also fighting D.
Blessings, Mickey

Jeanette Terry
Jeanette TerryPA 2011-11-28 15:35:25 -0600 Report

Hello and welcome! I was diagnosed with type 1 at age 11 so I feel your pain. I have found this community a great place to get advice and find out what others with diabetes are doing with thier diabetes care. I know that if you go to the American Diabetes Association website you can find a location nearest you for the Step Out walk. I am sure there are others as well, but that is the one that I am most familiar with.

Breeshappy 2011-11-28 15:39:50 -0600 Report

Thanks! I wouldnt have ever known about this website unless it was on the side of FB lol :). Are u on reg shots or a pump? I was never interested in the pump but at the same time you have to be very on top of your numbers Im Bree :)

Jeanette Terry
Jeanette TerryPA 2011-11-28 17:10:18 -0600 Report

I have had a pump for over 10 years. I love it. I found that it just works better for me than giving shots does. Everyone is different and needs a different kind of treatment. But the pump has given me a sort of freedom that I didn't have with shots.

Traceyrb 2011-11-29 10:06:42 -0600 Report

I was diagnosed w/type 1 diabetes at 15. I'm now 48. I've never really had much control and now my doctor wants me to get an insulin pump ASAP. I've seriously thought about getting one before but was a little nervous about the whole thing. I'm ready now! I see the endocrinologist tomorrow. Are there certain things I need to know, a certain type of pump to stay away from, questions I should ask? Thanks everyone!!