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Hi I am Stefani. I am 7 years old. I live in New Jersey.

I was diagnosed on October 29, 2006 with type 1 diabetes. I hate getting my finger pricks because my mom wakes me up in the middle of the night.

My mom said because I wet the bed 2-3 times, I was drinking a lot and also lost a lot of weight in about 7 weeks, I probably had diabetes. So she took me to the hospital and thay said I did have diabetes. My blood sugar was 824 and had a lot of ketones. I got scared about it. I was in the Hospital for 6 days!

My little sister doesn't like watching me get my needles. I like diabetes because you get a lot of attention. I love going horseback riding, ice skating, swimming and playing baseball. My favorite animals are horses, snakes, frogs, and bats.

You can email me at sashiwashi AT patmedia.net.

Published December 24, 2006

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