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Another newbie. T1 with a1c of 145

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Blackdot, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. Blackdot

    Blackdot · Member

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    Hi All, thought I would just say hi. recently discovered this site, was diagnosed in November as type 1 at the age of 45 with no previous family history.
     
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  2. xfieldok

    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum. Sorry to hear this. As a T2 I won't offer any advice, but plenty of T1s here will support you. Can you tell us what meds you are on.
     
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    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi - Welcome aboard! So how have things been since November? I too had no family history when I was diagnosed at 27.
     
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  4. Blackdot

    Blackdot · Member

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    Hi and thanks. I have other AI conditions so won’t bore you with all those meds. But in terms of diabetes just doing 3 units long acting each day. Sticking to a fairly low carb diet.
    Numbers are looking ok so far
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Me to, I have a heck of a list. Takes me over an hour to sort out tablets for the week.
     
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    Blackdot · Member

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    Thankfully I only have 7 to take.
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Blackdot and welcome. I have been type 1 for ever. How are you managing now?
     
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    Hi Porl. It’s all going ok thanks. I’m very active, and quite possibly still in honeymoon period but It appears I’m in range roughly 95%
     
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