Hello. I'm 34 years old and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 4 months ago today. My BG level was 997 when I was diagnosed. I went through a period where I ignored my diabetes and now I have blurry vision, tingling in my fingers and toes and when my BG is in a normal range I feel hypoglycemic. I'm a big ball of emotion but I smile and kept it to myself because I don't want to appear weak or needy. I felt like I would pass out at work today and I hid in the bathroom until it passed because I was embarrassed. My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 ckd last month due to uncontrolled type 2 diabetes, and I know if I don't get it together I'm going to end up with the same fate. I just want to do better, not only for me, for my babies as well. I'm just overwhelmed and I don't know where to start. I have had my insulin pump for a week now I'm carb counting but my BG is still in the 300-400 range most of the time. When it does drop to a normal range I feel sick. I just can't get a handle on this. Any advice/encouragement would be greatly appreciated.
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