Kidney cancer, Immunotherapy and Type 1 diabetes

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Hi everyone. 

Was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year and had a radical nephrectomy plus 1 lymph node last November. Have now been offered Immunotherapy Pembro infusions every 3 weeks and I'm trying to find a Type 1 diabetic who may have been through similar. I've been Type 1 for 30 years with good control and use an insulin pump. I'm worried how the immunotherapy may affect my blood sugar levels and obviously any sickness and diarrhoea can be a problem when on insulin and having to eat regularly. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.