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After being diagnosed with Type II Diabetes in 2000, I thought about giving up. Instead, I got very serious about my health, lost 50 pounds and began regular aerobic exercise. Since then, I founded EHF, a non-profit corporation, built 3 successful websites, bought 20 acres and built my own home (doing much labor personally). This disease forced me to make changes that have greatly improved my life.
As devastating as this disease seems, you can still have a long, productive, healthy life. There is a lot you can do if you don't give up! Start to lose any extra weight you have...a drop of just 5% in your weight can make a huge difference in your energy and blood glucose level. Add regular aerobic exercise program 3-5 days per week to help your body process carbohydrates. Change your eating habits to include 3 small meals and 3 in-between meal snacks to keep your blood glucose more level and keep from getting hungry. To help your body fight disease and process carbohydrates...

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That's good taking care of yourself is one of the first steps for a better life. I'm glad you are doing better.
I agree with this:
I have also suffered from issue. Diabetes cause can be ED also. I have suffered from Diabetes due to ED. My doctor prescribed me for levitra, and its one of the best medicine for ED cure. So I like to suggest if any person suffering from diabetes due to ED than he should go with levitra. For more information about diabetes and levitra at
Hi Glen,

I am glad you are doing well. My daughter who is 3 years old was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 9 MONTHS old!!!!
That was the worst time of my life, i had lots of questions, why me, then went through depression which i am still struggling with.
The worst is when my in laws do not believe that diabetes can be quite stressful on one, especially dealing with a child.

I am often accused of just wanting symphty. My daughter is on an insulin pump 24/7 and there are needles to be changed and blood testing every 3 hours, when my daughter is left with my mom in law (baby sitted), she will not test my child or administer insulin, when we get back she will say, the child if fine, i will dash for her tester and find she sugar reading at 27.0 (oh my goodness). We have tried teaching her about diabetes and how it can affect the child later on, but she still does not see anything wrong with the child.

I have stopped getting my mom in law to baby sit, my husband and i do not go anywhere where my daughter cannot go.

I still struggle with depression.... and i just got a bit of inspiration from your story.
The signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children usually develop quickly, over a period of weeks. This may include Increased thirst and frequent urination, Extreme hunger, Weight loss etc.. The treatment must be continued indefinitely in all cases. Treatment need not significantly impair normal activities, if sufficient patient training, awareness, appropriate care, discipline in testing and dosing of insulin is taken.
I am with you ALL THE WAY!! My 27 year old was diagnosed with type 1 on Dec. 28, 2010. I am so glad to have found this web site. You do what you have to do for your kids. As a physician I was the one to diagnose my son's condition. It's hard enough as it is.. "others" will be enablers on the positive or negative side. Unfortunately, all family will not bring positive solutions to the table. What I am learning in a short time has a lot to do with staying real and positive to myself, to my son and family. Type 1 is a journey........ continue to keep your chin up!


i like your idea about how you cope with your health. you see the bright side despite of the condition. that was a good example and encouraging to others. keep it up, you have a wonderful insight.

I agree with you. You can also used medication like Actos . Is helps to control the diabetes type2 . wink.gif
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