hello everyone, I feel this is the right community for me since becoming a diabetic 15 years ago, I have basically doubled my weight. I went from 200 + pounds to "teetering" at 300 pounds. i was a vegetarian at one time and am trying to resume that way of eating again. i work as a counselor and the stress of this field has contributed to my unmanagability with the diabetes. In addition, I have a very needy, but wonderful family(children-2 sons and grandchildren -7)whose connection with me also contributes to the high stress i sometimes find in my life. i was originally diagnosed as type 2 diabetic and moved into type 1- insulin dependent. I really need to connect with others for support and just like I tell the clients I work with...build a support system. I feel good connecting with WEBMD's resource and hope to benefit and be of some support myself to another or others.View Thread
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