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Topic Title: Lee Nevitt - My life with Diabetes From a different angle
Created On: 08/09/2010 12:06 PM
 08/09/2010 12:06 PM

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Lee is a PWD (person with diabetes) that I follow on Facebook. I think most of my friends there are diabetics - it's something I treasure - as before I discovered D-OC (diabetic online communities) - many of us felt very much alone with coping with diabetes. Like Lee says in this video, many people don't understand diabetes. Especially Type 1 and the seriousness of it, we look normal from the outside, but it is what diabetes does to us inside, heart, kidney and other vital organs that we need to keep us alive and kicking.[br][br]Lee was diagnosed in his early 20's - and now at the age of 35 is basically confined to a wheelchair due to [url=http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/neuropathies/]automatic neuropathy[/url]. He has a great outlook on life - and is also a fantastic photographer! I am very proud of him as I'm sure you will feel the same way after watching this [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjnaQA-Exak&feature=player_embedded#!]video[/url] .[br][br]You can also check out more about Lee at his blog site [url=http://diabetes-and-neuropathy.blogspot.com/]here[/url].[br][br][p=text-align: center;][img=312x253]http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs108.snc4/35752_417494303504_589463504_4604536_7574136_n.jpg[/img][/p]

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