Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle
I live in Western Pennsylvania and have been a Type 1 diabetic since January, 1984. I have peripheral neuropathy and have to use a walker because of drop foot and balance problems related to the neuropathy. I also have autonomic neuropathy, which includes gastroparesis and blood pressure problems. This blog is about some of my trials and tribulations as a diabetic.[Read more …]
DIABETES FORECAST - I was in the November issue of the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Forecast Magazine. The article was “Living With Diabetes Complications.” I was interviewed about gastroparesis - one of my favorite subjects! You can check out the online version here by clicking on the "Read more" at the end of this paragraph and just scroll down towards the bottom!
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I am not a doctor, I am only a patient living with this disease. I am writing this blog to share my experiences and anything I write is in no way intended to be taken as medical advice. Any information here is intended to complement the relationship with your doctor, not replace it.
Due to the amount of spam comments, I have comment moderation turned on. As long as it is a legitimate comment, I don’t have a problem approving comments from “anonymous.” Once you have an approved comment, then your comments will be approved automatically but I reserve the right to delete those, so play nice.
“He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted.”
A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. — Albert Einstein