Shelly shares what warning signs she experienced and her mom noticed before her type 1 diabetes diagnosis at age 8.
My name is Shelly Mason. I am a type 1 diabetic. I was diagnosed in 1990 so it’s been about 18 years that I have had it.
Well, I was 8,so, I remember being thirsty all the time. I remember getting up four and five times a night. I remember my mom being worried and saying that I was, you know, she would talk about the symptoms. So, mainly though being thirsty all the time and having to get up all the time and being tired.
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