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Spot...cprrect me if I am wrong, but I believe that SHingles in the 'Adult'
form of Chicken Pox...so the person below got a double does of the CP virus!

Roxanne Villanueva RD, LD
Cleveland, Ohio
IDDM X 18 years, Pumping since 1/4/1995.
Remember...Diabetics are naturally sweet!
e-mail:    email @ redacted

In a message dated 3/1/2001 06:38:11 PM Eastern Standard Time,
email @ redacted writes:

> Thats what I think too,only it wasn't just that,but
> two virus thingie's:
> I got chicken pox when I was 6-probably the worst
> thing that started all this immune-problem stuff
> off.And then I got shingles when I was 14(I have no
> idea why,maybe just am immune problem that started
> years before at 6?I had always been a stocky,healthy
> kid all my life and I wasn't under extreme stress per
> say right then)Then at 16 I got diabetes and
> hypothyroidism.None of my 5 siblings got shingles or
> diabetes,even though they got chicken pox when I
> did.So that is my theory that getting chicken pox was
> the kicker to my getting diabetes,it lay dormant in my
> body a few years before activating.Or maybe getting
> shingles accelerated the autoimmune process.
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