I have had type one diabetes for 43 years. In that time the changes in technology and how we care for ourselves has been incredible.
However, in the last few years it has become increasingly difficult to care for myself as I should. I am not speaking only of the financial burden here, but (and maybe more so) of the emotional strain of knowing I need to be doing certain things for optimal health, and having to choose between what I can and cannot afford. for example, I have retinopathy but I have not seen an eye doctor since 2007.
So I just have to ask,…how do you deal with the frustration of knowing what you need to be doing, but making do with doing what you can?
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