I am puzzled.

pbuckle
By pbuckle Latest Reply 2010-09-03 08:49:23 -0500
Started 2010-09-02 14:31:17 -0500

I was diagnosed about 8yrs ago. I did not feel bad nor have i really felt bad the entire time I have been diabetic. I am now on an insulin pump. This is the best thing I could have done. I feel good but I always hear about how bad people feel when they are diagnosed.


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jason123
jason123 2010-09-03 08:49:23 -0500 Report

I must admit I felt bad, shocked, bewildered when I was diagnosed, since I knew almost nothing about the disease. I worried about developing complications, still do today. I know I am not alone. I even worried about having to go on insulin in the future, which you seem to take in stride…I am very happy for you that you have such a positive attitude…Did you ever worry about anything after the diagnosis? Do you think you will feel bad when you develop some complications? I assume you don't have any now. You seem to have such a positive outlook on this disease, maybe the rest of us can learn something from you, Thanks

kdroberts
kdroberts 2010-09-03 08:22:56 -0500 Report

I didn't feel bad, it was a major shock to be diagnosed and it happened randomly. I don't feel any different to how I felt back then either, at least as far as I can tell.

realsis77
realsis77 2010-09-03 08:13:50 -0500 Report

Everyone is different! I felt awful until I got put on insulin. I think some people don't experience any symptoms that is why diabetics can be a silent disease for some. I'm glad your doing well with the pump! Have a great day!

Gabby
GabbyPA 2010-09-02 19:07:28 -0500 Report

Sometimes you don't "know" you feel bad. You seem to be unique, but I didn't feel bad either. But when I started changing my diet and exercising and doing what I needed to be doing....wow! I felt great! I just didn't know I had felt so bad before.

Harlen
Harlen 2010-09-02 15:33:34 -0500 Report

Your lucky
I didnt feel bad iether but I was cranky lol
The pump is great I love it too
Best wishes
Harlen

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