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Most people do not know this... they think Type 1 is no different than Type 2. But the difference is HUGE! With Type 1, a person's pancreas PRODUCES NO INSULIN AT ALL so they must TAKE INSULIN EVERY DAY IN ORDER TO STAY ALIVE. It's serious, folks!

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Tell me about it.Life changing shit.It's hard,because even you're Dr's and family don't know, they can't know,just like I didn't know before it happened to me.It's just like people think you're a falke,unrelable,or exaggerating.Or a ,"drug seeker/addict." if they only could fell what I am going through.I wish empathy included the ability to actually feel ,even for a minute,what the other person feels,..to better understand one another.Words often can't explain feelings,pain,etc. ME/CFS

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My daughter has Type 1. It has been a huge change in our lives, but she is tough! The biggest thing is making sure people understand that she did nothing to cause herself to get Type 1.

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What is Type 1 diabetes? The facts: Around 345,000 people are living with Type 1 diabetes in the UK. The peak age for diagnosis is 9–14 but you can be diagnosed as a young child or adult. It’s an autoimmune condition that’s not caused by lifestyle. Normally, cells in our pancreas produce insulin. When the carbohydrates we eat are broken down to glucose (sugar) in our body, insulin moves the glucose into our cells. The cells need glucose to survive. But in Type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune…

What is Type 1 diabetes? The facts: Around 345,000 people are living with Type 1 diabetes in the UK. The peak age for diagnosis is 9–14 but you can be diagnosed as a young child or adult. It’s an autoimmune condition that’s not caused by lifestyle. Normally, cells in our pancreas produce insulin. When the carbohydrates we eat are broken down to glucose (sugar) in our body, insulin moves the glucose into our cells. The cells need glucose to survive. But in Type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune…

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Doesn't that look horrible? This is one month worth of shots for a type 1 diabetic. This is my daughter areality. I'm so proud of and thankful for my friends and family that have helped my team reach our goal for the JDRF walk but I am going to keep asking that you find it in your hearts to donate and keep helping our team. Help find a cure so eventually we can get rid of diabetes and not just manage it. Link is in bio. #type1 #t1d #typeone #diabetes #typeonediabetes #type1diabetes…

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Type 1 Diabetes Supply Bags under $20 for Back to School-Every kid needs a great backpack for school and Type 1 Diabetes kids need cool options to carry supplies! Parents want a good sturdy bag that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. This collection of bags have been recommended by many Type 1 families. I am recommending them since they are under $20!