1. How long have you been a diabetic?
I have had type 1 Diabetes for 12 years. I was diagnosed when I was 14. It’s crazy to think that I have had Diabetes for almost half of my life!
2. Your diagnosis story?
Well, it was pretty similar to a lot of other diagnosis stories.
I was showing symptoms for at least three months prior to diagnosis. A few highlights: I ate and ate and ate and ate and ate…and drank and drank and drank. I would wake up in the middle of the night to use the restroom, but would get such horrible calf cramps that I couldn’t walk and felt like I needed to scream. I once peed behind a bush in the middle of the city because I had to go so bad. There were rumours going around my high school that I had an eating disorder…
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