Hi all, my husband was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 1 year ago and it's been a downhill ride every since. He stopped taking care of his health when our daughter was born, and only went to the doctor when he was peeing every 5 minutes, had dry mouth so severe he could barely breathe, and was sleeping 18 hours a day. Sure enough, he was diabetic. In fact, his sugar level was in the 600's!
He was put on a very strict insulin regiment and diet, and his levels went back to normal within a month. Taken off insulin and put on metformin, and life was good.
Now we're sitting at 1 year later, and he's worse than ever, because he just doesn't seem to care. He will test his blood sugar, maybe, once a month, and it's always in the 200/300's. He eats whatever he wants, he never exercises, and I'm at the end of my rope.
We have a 2 year old, and I can't trust him alone with her because I never know if he will have a sugar crash, or fall asleep from a sugar high. I don't have enough energy to keep trying to get him to care about his health while I'm left taking care of our child, our pets, our house, etc. I'm tired of picking up the slack every time he feels tired, or sick, or angry, when he won't do anything about it.
I know it's reactions to the sugars. I had gestational diabetes and did plenty of research when he was diagnosed. When his sugars are good, he's awesome. When they aren't good, I don't want to be part of this family anymore.
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