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thelollingpancreas:

“The image above was taken in 1922; the year in which the discovery of insulin was confirmed by Frederick Banting and James Mcleod, who went on to win 1923’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work. This could suggest that the girl depicted in the photograph, published in the Journal of Metabolic Research, may very well have been one of the earliest recipients of life-saving insulin therapy.”
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Perfect example on how diabetes can really effect your body! Bad for me to say but ive looked similar to the left picture before..i didnt see it until i started gaining weight back in a month span i went from a healthy 160lbs to 125lbs you could see my bones sticking out every where. it looked like if you were to punch me in the arm it could probably shatter my bone! Looking back at picture i can see it now. I was probably in DKA for that whole month. after i got hospitalized they made me drink a TON of water i went from 125 to 135 in a weeks span all gaining it back from water weight, From then on (this was 2 years ago) i never gained all the weight back. i weight 145 pounds which im totally okay with but the point is just not having that simple liquid can change everything. It sucks but it reality, i hope my body never looks as bad as this picture. 

thelollingpancreas:

The image above was taken in 1922; the year in which the discovery of insulin was confirmed by Frederick Banting and James Mcleod, who went on to win 1923’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work. This could suggest that the girl depicted in the photograph, published in the Journal of Metabolic Research, may very well have been one of the earliest recipients of life-saving insulin therapy.”

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Perfect example on how diabetes can really effect your body! Bad for me to say but ive looked similar to the left picture before..i didnt see it until i started gaining weight back in a month span i went from a healthy 160lbs to 125lbs you could see my bones sticking out every where. it looked like if you were to punch me in the arm it could probably shatter my bone! Looking back at picture i can see it now. I was probably in DKA for that whole month. after i got hospitalized they made me drink a TON of water i went from 125 to 135 in a weeks span all gaining it back from water weight, From then on (this was 2 years ago) i never gained all the weight back. i weight 145 pounds which im totally okay with but the point is just not having that simple liquid can change everything. It sucks but it reality, i hope my body never looks as bad as this picture. 

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ash-a-betic:

I truly appreciate newly diagnosed diabetics. They had a routine, a life. Then BAM they get hit with this. Everything they grew up knowing out the window, everything changed. Me? I was diagnosed December 15, 2000. 14 years ago at the age of 4. I never knew a life before. I never knew anything but…

Happy i found this. i wrote this on my other blog. and i still feel this day