July 21, 2020
I play travel softball and there are times when I can’t play an inning because my blood sugar is low and I don’t feel good. Even when I try to stay over 200 for softball games, I drop fast. It’s not fun to miss an inning and let my team down.
My Health Details
Type of Diabetes:Type 1
Low blood sugar instances per week:4-5 Instances
Daily number of times checking blood sugar:7+ times/day
Managing Diabetes with:Insulin Pump
What age were you diagnosed with diabetes?0-5
How long does it typically take you to come up when you are low?1-2 hours
Do you have a diabetic hero that you look up to? If so, who and why?
All diabetics are my heroes. We go through so much and it takes a strong person.
What is your biggest challenge with diabetes?
Not feeling safe when my sugar starts to drop. I feel like something bad is going to happen.
What have you learned from your experiences with diabetes?
That I am strong and can do many things.
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