Hi! My name is Kristy. I am 14 and live in Ohio. I struggle with diabetes everyday, as I'm sure most of you have gone through if you have been diagnosed.
I was diagnosed in March of 2001 only 5 days after my birthday. Fortunately I lived close enough to Pittsburgh's children's hospital which has an excellent team of endocrinologists.
When I was first diagnosed my family would ask me when my sugar was high, what I did wrong, but I didn't even know. Dealing with diabetes has made me more mature. Though I miss things like trick or treating, I can get out of a boring class when my sugar is low or high. I can still do everyday things like normal kids, just to a certain extent.
IM me at reeltrume91 if you have AOL. If not mail me at
Reeltrume91 AT aol.com.
Me talking on the computer
This is my best friend Kelly
Published August 7, 2005
Last Updated: Sunday December 25, 2005 14:43:04
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