I have had diabetes for 28 years . I have been getting worst about control due to life issues like job lost for 6 years .. Depression gets worst as control goes down but I am under so much stress it makes it harder. I have the problem of over eating and binge eating when I get upset. Diabetes is a lonely disease. Very few of the general public have any understanding and even the doctors just want to pat you on the head and send you home with no help or answers to your problems. It is not easy to do every thing you are told you must do. I am just overwhelmed with all of it . I have a lot of weight gain , no energy and do not sleep well. I am on a pump. It went well for the firs few years but now it is merely a way to inject insulin and I can barley afford the pump supplies and test strips . This is my first time on this forum. Not sure if it is the right place for me , but I too and desperate.View Thread
I have been diabetic for 28 years and I seem to be getting worst at control than better. I lost my job of 20 years in 2008 . I have not found gainful employment since. At my age there really is nothing out there. Jobs are scarce and with 50 people applying for each job , the 30 & 40 years olds get hired before the 60 year old , do try to tell me there is not prejudice for older people.. The stress of trying to get work is leading me ignore good routines .View Thread
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