I have been recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. I am on the roller coaster of very highs and very lows. My insulin has been changed multiple times and I am still dealing with this. Is this normal? Should my doctor be doing something different? Because of no insurance I must go to the county for my medical care...very...very frustrated.
Thank you Cora! I will look for these books! The doctor has told me because I was in such a high sugar "state" for so long its going to take a while to get things under control. My crashes hit me so hard and without warning it has scared me quite a bit. My eyesight has taken a "hit" as well and I have also been told to wait until things are under control until I can go to the eye doctor. Some days are very depressing and frustrating but I keep moving and doing everything I am suppose to be doing.
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