I've had IDDM 41 yrs. I am so tired from this disease, I was sick in Nov. for 11 days and twice in Dec. for about the same time. I have an 86 yo mother i am the primary caretaker of, divorced and manage a house and work, plus three animals. I talked to my endo and he said talk to a counselor, I am seeing a psychiatrist. He's not helping much nor is the anti-depressant i take for neuropathy. I talked to my internist about this and burst out crying. He patted my knee and told me he didn't know what to do for me. I always read/hear "talk to your diabetes support team". Well in reality I don't have one, nor is one available near me. I've gone to support groups and they asked ME to run it, and it's 1 hour away to get there. I am ready to be done with this disease. I took an inventory online about diabetes distress and scored 97/100. Any ideas? Anyone else feel like this?
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