Diabetes is a disease that affects how the body uses glucose a sugar that is the body's main source of fuel. When you eat, Glucose from the food gets into your bloodstream, your pancreas makes a hormone called insulin, which helps the glucose get into the body's cells, and your body gets the energy it needs. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas fails to make enough insulin. Make sure he follows 3 things always.. DIABETIC DIET, regular EXERCISE, and most important of all.. daily INSULIN doses.
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I am 33 year old female that was just diagnosed with type one diabetes...what happens now? Thank you all for you advice...btw, I am 33 years of age, weigh 115, so I am not overweight and I am a Naturopath, so diet is not an issue. I am just in shock and a little scared...both my Grandfathers died of diabetes...plus, I HATE needles!
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I am a type 1 diabetic for about 23 years. I have 2 small children and have been trying to get pregnant with my third. For the past 6 months, I have been feeling nauseous, dizzy, winded, bloated, fatigued (EXTREME) and it gets worse right before I begin my cycle. Ive had a detailed blood study done and everything is normal. I have gained about 50 lbs too...HOW??? i dont even know.