Brittle Diabetes Forum and Discussions

  • Brittle Type 1 Diabetes

    Hi, My husband is diagnosed as a brittle diabetic since he was 12 and is now 35. Hes having a hard time managing his diabetes. He is normally in the 300-400 range but it often gets to the point where his meter wont even read it because its too high (over 600) he is also often low too. A typical...

    By CToomey2017 7 Replies Latest Reply 2018-02-06 09:46:01 -0600
  • Brittle diabetes

    My husband is a brittle diabetic. His blood sugars swing from HI on the meter to lows as extreme as 1.2. We have struggled for years to get some kind of control to no avail. We are frustrated by doctors continuing to say to us, 'you must get your diabetes under control', as if it is our fault. We...

    By mareecapuano 3 Replies Latest Reply 2017-12-26 17:00:56 -0600
  • Are you a Brittle Diabetic?

    I have seen a few members of late share that they are Brittle Type 1's. This has to be one of the hardest things to deal with from my understanding of it. I am a type 2 and get frustrated, but it would in no way compare to what a brittle diabetic must endure. I would like to have a discussion...

    By GabbyPA 3 Replies Latest Reply 2011-03-13 16:47:21 -0500
  • new and frustrated

    My son was diagnosed 3 years ago, first they said that he was type one and now they are calling it Brittle. I get upset because I feel as though he will never have a norm. The Doctors do all these test because they don't understand a lot about this brittle diabetes. I get nervous and fearful for...

    By Beulah 13 Replies Latest Reply 2010-03-14 07:15:12 -0500