Patients Diabetes (Type 1)
Topic of the discussion
Posted on 20/06/2018 21:46
Does anyone else here (with type 1 diabetes) find that they can have a bad temper sometimes (especially when you haven’t eaten and sugar levels ain’t stable, or when you have a temperature) and your family find it very hard to understand this even when you try to explain?
Beginning of the discussion - 24/09/2018Type 1 Diabetes - Bad Temper? https://www.carenity.co.uk/forum/diabetes-type-1/living-with-type-1-diabetes/type-1-diabetes-bad-temper-2416
Posted on 24/09/2018 15:42
Has no one else experienced this with their diabetes?
Posted on 14/11/2018 11:20
I have type 2 diabeties and as i have got older my temper (and patience) have got alot worse. I never connected it to my diabeties until i read something online. Luckly for other people i live alone !!!
Posted on 14/11/2018 11:58
Very much so anger is an issue, my wife just throws food at me to calm me down. My brother is the same only worse for many years, we always had many snacks on standby when he came to stay. Got my wife in training for me as he developed Diabetes 2 before me. So it happens with 2 as well as 1 and for me the mood swings are quite recent but my brother from the start.
Posted on 17/12/2018 13:52
Defnately my Mum has said it for years - I have had type 1 for 39 years - I can shout at my son for no reason and he then tells mee to check my blood - and he is normally right !!!
Posted on 04/02/2019 21:01
I have had type 1 for 47 years and I still have mood swings especially when my sugar is low
Posted on 16/03/2019 00:16
I have had type 1 for 63 years and as I no longer experience the early warning signals of a hypo, I feel well. I get angry and stubborn when my husband insists that I eat something.
Posted on 13/11/2019 18:55
I get pretty shakey when I haven't eaten and sometimes I get cross if someone isn't understanding of my condition. But generaly just weak and need to sit.