I have had type 1 (juvenile) diabetes since I was 8 years old and I've been wearing an insulin pump for the past 10 years. I've only been with one girl, I told her when we met that I'm diabetic, she would crack on me about my pump and I remember her saying it looked "weird" or was weird. I have a huge complex about it and have since we broke up and it's been holding me back from dating anyone else. I'm thinking about switching back to shots because it causes me so much anxiety.
How can I maybe just get over it, is it that big a deal?
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Let's start by admitting that I did not answer this question. My sister who is in medical school her 4th year wrote this. She is at Cornell in Manhattan New York. Don't ask for nude pictures of a her.
Well let's start with relax insulin-dependent diabetes is a tough road to hoe. It can make you uptight about many things including dating. There implantable insulin pumps. You might want to consider them. If it makes you that uncomfortable and your blood sugar can be tightly regulated using injections then go for that. Of course you understand that your hemoglobin A1c is a more important indicator of overall glucose metabolism than any random blood sugar. The latest dialogue and information is aimed for that. The overall opinion of physicians specializing in diabetes is that a patient should have the choice of what type of glucose control they prefer. In your case it is obviously not a insulin pump. Why? Because you are not yet comfortable with yourself and I perfectly understand that. Perhaps you should change. Perhaps you should begin dating a better class of women. Ones with brains and understanding to your situation. You can easily overcome your inferiority by developing the attitude of, "who gives a shit. You want to get to know me you want to have sex with me or is this fucking pump too much for you? Well if it's too much for you you are too much for me. Substitute the inferiority with your own sense of superiority not allowing some idiot girl to get the best of you. I have treated many patients just like you and the ones that overcome the external insulin pump are the ones that not only say but inside feel, hey this is me you don't like it go to hell or go somewhere where I'm not around. You are more important than your fucking pump."0