T1D Diabetes Cabinet

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Project by Patrick posted 11-04-2015 07:00 PM 947 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built using cherry and tiger maple, this was made just after my 10 year old was diagnosed with T1D. This will hold all his diabetes supply’s and is Mobil:)

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#1 posted 11-04-2015 07:09 PM

Beautiful cabinet!

-- Sam --- Tulsa, OK

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#2 posted 11-04-2015 07:30 PM

Great looking cabinet.

Bummer about the diagnosis. T1D is a challenge, but hopefully the recent advances will make it more manageable.

-- Barry,

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#3 posted 11-04-2015 07:38 PM

this looks awesome, and timely too as November is Diabetes awareness month.

-- You can tell a lot about your wife by her hands, for example if they are around your throat she's prolly pissed off at you...

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#4 posted 11-04-2015 08:27 PM

Beautiful cabinet!

I was diagnosed with T1D at the age of 13 months. 38 years ago! It’s not as bad as people make it out to be sometimes. Good luck with everything and that cabinet looks great!

-- Butchering wood since 2015

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#5 posted 11-04-2015 08:33 PM

I was diagnosed at age 28 with T1 which is not too typical. Keep up the vigilance, you guys are his pancreas now.

Cabinet is beautiful, I’m sure one day he will deeply appreciate it (if he doesn’t already!)

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#6 posted 11-04-2015 08:53 PM

Fantastic cabinet for the supplies – I get to keep mine in a bathroom closet. I was also diagnosed with Type I, also at an untypical age (33), followed by my mother at age 62. If you are able to, get the boy a pump – it changes everything for the better.

-- I can complicate anything

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#7 posted 11-04-2015 09:08 PM

little off subject, but he does love his cabinet, and have to be honest, was a very emotional build, realizing the complexity of the disease and all the draw divisions it would require to hold all his supplies. My heart truly goes out to all you who face the day to day challenges T1D imposes on you. He uses a Tandem insulin pump and a Dexcom CGM that keeps me and my wife updated at all times:)
thanks for the post, it means a lot to us;)

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#8 posted 11-05-2015 01:15 AM


-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#9 posted 11-05-2015 02:17 AM

Nice work Dad. (Been a T1 for 45Yrs, been on a pump for 20yrs.)

-- Galootish log blog,

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#10 posted 11-05-2015 01:11 PM

Nice job. T1 for 25 years and pumping for 6. He’ll be fine!

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#11 posted 11-05-2015 02:25 PM

Patrick, you really do beautiful work. This is a wonderful piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 11-05-2015 02:27 PM

looks great

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