n Diabetes Lifestyle - The journey : living with diabetes
|Article Title||The journey : living with diabetes|
|© Publisher:||Homestead Publishing (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||Alet Janse van Rensburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||6 - 7|
My journey with type 1 diabetes started in January 1994 when I was still very young - I was diagnosed at the age of two and a half. I was the only person in my extended family with diabetes and everything was still unknown. I don't really remember this stage of my life, but I've heard my parents and older brother and sister's memories of me running away when they had to give me injections and always trying to sneak things to eat outside of my strict 'diet'.
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