IDDM since 2yo. Breed, train and educate equestrian horses & have travelled extensively since I was a baby. I remember things like clinitest tablets, along with steel and glass syringes and 40/80 unit insulin
The female version anyway Thanks for the warm welcome ShannyHello & welcome, HW. I think you'll find a coupla veterans here to compare notes with - it's great to have you with us! Thanks for joining.
You do realize, of course, that everyone now thinks you look just like Robert Redford, right?!
We look forward to getting better acquainted & learning from your experiences. Are you pumping? (oops - nevermind - I just found your other post )
I started on porcine and beef insulins and switched over with my first pregnancy. Even when glucometers came out they were beyond most people's pay packet. Scary thing is up until the 1920's our life expectancy was short and congrats on 65 yrs and no complications New diabetics have it so easy todayWhoa, horsewhisperer! Nice to have you join our corral. There are several type 1 diabetics here. I was diagnosed in 1945 and used animal insulins for about 45 years. It was difficult not being able to test our blood back then. I wonder how I have managed to be type 1 for 65 years, and have no complications, except mild nerve damage.
How are you doing now? Healthy? It will be interesting to compare the good old days in Australia, with what I have seen.