I was diagnosed with Type 2 in 2008. I did everything I was supposed to and had things under control. My husband got deathly ill and I've been caring for him intensely the past year. Duing this time, I have not checked my sugars, taken my meds, etc. I know that if I don't take care of myself I won't be able to take care of my husband. I'm too embarrassed and scared to go to the doctor to see what I need to do to get back on track and to see what damage I've caused during this time. I feel so stupid!!! It was just easier to put myself aside and concentrate on him. I guess this is my first step with this confession.View Thread
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