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Re: Feeling anxious

Posted by Solstice on January 22, 2011, at 8:56:28

In reply to Re: Feeling anxious Phillipa, posted by Dinah on January 22, 2011, at 8:34:44

> I really hope he's not going to suggest insulin. I really shouldn't have insulin on hand. I can't be relied upon to remember to take it, and I can't be relied upon to remember if I've already taken it. Not even to mention those times I get upset and have self destructive urges. I no more want to have insulin available than I want a gun in the house.
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> I wonder if I should tell the doctor that. I barely know the man.


When I wrote my last post, I hadn'd read these last three you wrote.

I want you to know that I know what you're talking about with insulin being similar to having a gun on hand. All I can say, is that when I was in the deepest dispair of my depression, for all my fantasy & research about using insulin to relieve my pain - I ultimately didn't. Of course, I didn't have a choice - because without insulin I *might* live one week. I hope your therapist calls Monday and gets you in - because I don't know about telling the prescribing dr. about this issue, but telling your therapist about it would be the way to go. Maybe you guys could work out a 'deal' where anytime an urge like that becomes intrusive, you have to call him. And I don't know if that would work for you.. I just know that ongoing high blood sugar will destroy a body in a million different ways. The only way to manage blood sugar is with insulin. If your pancreas isn't making enough, or if your body is not using it efficiently, then you'll have to inject it. And I'll tell you this: I've had Type I for 30+ years, and I just had a complete work-up. I have Zero complications. Zero. No retinopathy, no nerve damage, kidneys are perfect, everything is good. I don't want you to be afraid of insulin.

Solstice


 

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