diabetes AND breast cancer

Mary Kiy
By Mary Kiy Latest Reply 2009-08-02 09:21:26 -0500
Started 2009-08-01 09:27:09 -0500

In the last month, I was diagnosed with diabetes and, the next day, breast cancer. I would appreciate hearing from anyone else who has had both at the same time and how they coped through chemo, surgery, and radiation.

6 replies

dyanne 2009-08-01 23:44:12 -0500 Report

I'm sorry I can't be of more help to you, but I wanted to let you know I will pray for you and hope you have a speedy recovery. I do know many breast cancer survivors and they are all doing well and so will you.
Many good wishes,

larrythedog 2009-08-02 09:21:26 -0500 Report

i hope anyone one, going through anything this horrible can be given the knowledge they need, to get the help they also need. you have to believe things no matter how bad happen for a reason

Avera 2009-08-01 23:35:42 -0500 Report


I do not have experience with this myself, but I did remember a place on the Internet where women were discussing Diabetes and Breast Cancer like this post. I found it for you. There are many discussions on the site. The best ones start about 6 down from the top, but all are very interesting.

Good luck and I am sure everyone that reads your post will be thinking about you. Please keep us posted. Here is the link:


mamma4 2009-08-01 13:19:26 -0500 Report

I have been a diabetic for 26 years. Three years I was diagnosised with breast cancer (2 weeks after my mother died) and we were lucky enough to get it all and all I had to have was a lumpectomy and radiation treatment. The radiation is easier to handle than the chemo. But after 6 weeks of ridiation, I was given a clean bill of health. Good luck to you. I hope your surgery and remaining treatments go well.

mamaoak 2009-08-01 13:03:48 -0500 Report

I have a friend that had bowel became a diabetic as well she is doing great .it was a two week span betwwen each as well. your in my prayers take care of you self i know this must be a scary time . i will be thinking about you. hugs

2009-08-01 12:25:29 -0500 Report

I have only been diagnosed with diabeties. I just wanted to let you know my thoughts and prayers are with you. Best of luck to you.

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