From Johannesburg, South Africa:
I'm 13 years old and have had diabetes 1 for 10 years. I have always had it under control, but the last few months it's been really hard to control it. What is the problem and what can I do to prevent it?
It sounds like you are discovering that controlling diabetes during puberty can be quite tricky because of all the other hormones whizzing around -- growth hormone, testosterone, etc. Speak to your diabetes team about the best way to manage your sugars. They will be very used to dealing with this.
Original posting 24 Oct 1999
Posted to Daily Care
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:06
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