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[–] NotEnoughPages 62 points (+62|-0)

I have type 1 and I second this.

[–] Mother-of-Rats 19 points (+19|-0)

Hello fellow type 1! I second this too...or third it maybe.....

[–] Eris55 12 points (+12|-0)

Me three of forth, whatever🤣 fucking injections 4 to 8 times a day, every day, blood testing 5 to 12 times every day just to keep breathing, with the threat of organ failure, amputation, blindness amongst a host of other associated issues. In the range of 10 to 30 years of our lifespans. Being just a few of the side effects of high blood sugar. And these asshats are taking injections that will actually physically harm them, and screaming they'll die if they don't get them, makes you nearly homicidal hearing them whine, doesn't it!!! ...I've just been on the rollercoaster. Feeling a little touchy on this subject right now😭

My husband is type 1, so I empathize! Between the insulin, other diabetes-related meds, pump supplies (if we can afford them), CGM (if we can afford it), and test strips... it adds up. It makes me rage that American health insurance companies would rather hand out Lupron to kids than make well-managed type 1 diabetes affordable and not a debt sentence.

[–] shewolfoffrance 3 points (+3|-0)

I know several people who are type 1. It's expensive, inconvenient and time-consuming. AGPs can eff off.