dlife.com - For Your Diabetes Life: Dictionary
jet injector (in-JEK-tur):
a device that uses high pressure instead of a needle to propel insulin through the skin and into the body.
former term for insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM), or type 1 diabetes.
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Ten years ago, I sat in my Primary Care Physician's office. I had just been weighed and measured. A nurse had just taken my vitals and my blood pressure had come in a bit higher than usual, which was no wonder because I sat there a nervous wreck. In the year since my last physical, I'd gained another fourteen pounds. I was the heaviest I'd ever been, the scale clocking me in at 228 at 5'3" tall. I honestly couldn't believe it. I knew that I hadn't gotten my eating habits under control in...