Back to Kid' Voices Adam

Hello. I'm Adam and I live in Brisbane, Australia. I'm 15 and I've had diabetes for a couple of months.

I was diagnosed on the last day of school, which really sucked because I had the weekend and two weeks of holidays. I went to the hospital on Friday and I got out Monday afternoon. I was really shocked that I had diabetes I was really upset because I a am a Coca-Cola lover and I drank a lot of Coca-Cola and my mum was also upset because she thought that all this bad food I ate caused it.

Before we came to the hospital I didn't know anything about diabetes. But the hospital staff told me a lot more information about diabetes and know I now what it is.

I'm slowly getting used to the whole setup. I take four insulin injections a day. I use Novo Rapid, the fast acting one, and I use Lantus, the slow acting one.

I get half an hour out of class time for my injections and blood tests everyday. Well at least I'm happy, but it's not permanent.

I'm still very new to diabetes and yea well thank you for reading my story. If you would like to talk to me on MSN, here's my email: technowiz_41 AT

Published November 18, 2007


  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Sunday November 18, 2007 13:32:38
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.