Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
September 18, 2001
Question from Bonson, Michigan, USA:
I haven't been able to treat this disease, and now I have spots (two large and several smaller), and my toes have been extremely painful. The big ones get a mound like thing on them and then burst out pus and blood. Is this related to the diabetes? Will this kill me?
I cannot tell for sure what is going on from your message, but diabetes can cause nerve damage and problems coping with infections. Blood glucose control is the key to both of these problems. See your doctor as soon as possible for a complete evaluation.