The cost of my chronic illness, t1 diabetes keeps me up at night from worry and causes me to grind my teeth when I sleep - giving me yet another pre-existing condition (and two cracked molars,) in the process.
The cost of diabetes makes me depressed, angry, and perpetually in a state of fight or flight mode.
The cost of diabetes has a negative affect on my savings and retirement plan and that has me frightened for my future, not to mention my health.
The cost of diabetes makes me swallow my pride and ask my endo for samples because for years my co-pays were crippling - and even thought they are better, they are still far from "easy on the wallet."
And I’m grateful when he is able to give them to me.
The cost of my diabetes means I wear an insulin pump with an expired warranty.
I’ve been acutely aware of the cost of diabetes since I was in single digits - and I guarantee that every single child living with diabetes/ has a parent or sibling living with D, knows how much diabetes costs their family - not only monetarily - but emotionally.
I know the cost of diabetes kept my parents up at night and I know the cost of diabetes had a negative impact on their own health.
I know that some of my siblings sans diabetes, felt that they received less because of the financial burden that diabetes placed on my parents.
3 out of 6 children with dt1 plus my dad - you do the math.
So intern, the cost of diabetes always has me saying"I'm sorry."
Day 2 of DiabetesBlogWeek: The Cost of A Chronic Illness - Diabetes Stories4.55Fathin AmmarMay 17, 2017Day two of Diabetes Blog Week: The Cost of A Chronic Illness . #### The cost of my chronic illness, t1 diabetes keeps me up at night from ...