Originally posted by Suzianne Type 1. I was diagnosed when I was 23 and working like 70 hours a week. My nutrition sucked and I was living off apple juice and pop-tarts. So stress + crap nutrition + a strong immune system and my body went after the beta cells in the pancreas that make insulin. After years of "multiple daily insulin injections" I went on an insulin pump about 18 mont ...[text shortened]... noticed the cute ER intern fumbling in my panties trying to shove a catheter up my 'lady bits'.
Not heard of that beta cells thing before, interesting.
I do have 2 pals who had pancreatitis.Very nasty.
Few people ever think of the pancreas.
The heart liver and lungs get all the publicity.