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When you’re living with Type 1 diabetes, you stop producing insulin. Glucose builds up in the bloodstream and doesn’t get to your cells, a condition known as high blood sugar, or hyperglycemia. If you didn’t know, a little background: According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, in type 1 diabetes, which usually is diagnosed in children and young. It’s having to put on a fake smile every time you have to explain to someone that type 1 and type 2 diabetes are NOT the same thing. It’s not being able to go a single work out without stressing if you’re going to go too low, drop too fast or go high.
Living with something like this requires a great amount of motivation, positive mindset and a healthy living. Struggling with diabetes or any disease in fact is not easy and it breaks you at many. I have had type 1 diabetes for 50 years.
Fifty years. At the time I was diagnosed, way back in 1968, I was told that I shouldn’t expect to live past the age of 35 years. Now, as I approach 58 with all my toes intact, I welcome the opportunity to look back at the decades, the changing technologies, and the many clinicians who have crossed my patient path. It is not uncommon for people with type 1 diabetes to have reservations about living alone.
Usually the main concerns for people with type 1 diabetes living on their own are over what happens if short term complications, such as severe hypos or ketoacidosis, occur. The following guide has been put together to help ease these concerns. Dr. Tony O’Sullivan, a GP living with Type 1 says “It’s a very personal challenge for the person with diabetes, as well as a technical challenge for the healthcare professional. Living With Diabetes Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy.
There are three main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational. Brian Herrick, JDRF’s communications manager, has lived with Type 1 diabetes since he was 3 years old and says he hopes to one day not have to explain to people what Type 1. Anyone can develop Type 1 diabetes. No, it isn’t a lifestyle disease, and no, it’s not infectious. One day, your pancreas can simply just stop producing insulin.
It can hit you at any age; it can affect both sexes and any race. Diabetes does not discriminate. In Australia, Type 1 diabetes accounts for around 10% of all diagnosed diabetic cases.
List of related literature:
|from Clinical Engineering Handbook|
|from The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes: A Patient-Expert Guide for the Newly Diagnosed|
|from Essential Concepts for Healthy Living|
|from Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics E-Book|
|from Think Like a Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin-Completely Revised and Updated|
|from Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine|
|from Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney E-Book|
|from Life Without Diabetes: The definitive guide to understanding and reversing your type 2 diabetes|
|from Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology E-Book|
|from Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution: The Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars|