I've been a type 1 diabetc for a little over 7 months now, and there are topics in paticuliar I am concerned about. First of all, I am beginning to loose weight. I did weigh a healthy 124 lbs. last year when I was diagnosed, and now I am barely pushing 115. I know that isn't much weight loss, but I am still a bit worried. Would that have something to do with my insulin? It's really beginning to stress out my family because they do not know what's going on.
Also, being diagnosed as a child makes me very motivated and strong-willed; especially when my friends encourage me to try and control what's going on with my body. In most cases, I acutally believe that my parents and grandparents are more "On Edge" about my new condition then I am. I understand that only means they care about me, but it's honestly starting to get on my nerves. They are always asking me if I am alright, and they are far too overprotective now. They won't even let me spend the night at a friend's house because they're worried I might not eat or check my glucose on time! Not to mention there are all the medical finances, and the possibiliy of something going on at school is always driving them insane. In fact, my mother has even started texting me during class to see if I am going alright. What do you think I should do?
-And if anyone else has a similar problem, feel free to read the comments I get below. I do not know if I'll get that many… but as a newcomer I am hoping to receive some answers. Thanks everyone in advance :)
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