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How long have you been diagnosed?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Giverny, Oct 29, 2012.

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How long have you been diagnosed with diabetes?

Poll closed Nov 26, 2012.
  1. 0-3 yrs

    34 vote(s)
    42.0%
  2. 4-6 yrs

    9 vote(s)
    11.1%
  3. 7-9 yrs

    4 vote(s)
    4.9%
  4. 10-15 yrs

    10 vote(s)
    12.3%
  5. 16-20 yrs

    8 vote(s)
    9.9%
  6. 21-24 yrs

    4 vote(s)
    4.9%
  7. 25+ yrs

    12 vote(s)
    14.8%
  1. Marge52

    Marge52 · Newbie

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    Two days before Christmas in 2011.
     
  2. vjt66

    vjt66 · Member

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    7th Feb this year......still just a novice.

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  3. Smudge224

    Smudge224 · Member

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    Eight years past in January, strong family history so not too surprised, spent about 5 years in denial, thankfully without causing any harm, now giving myself a kick up the BTM to behave.


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  4. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    Another novice...jan this year
     
  5. pickledpepper2

    pickledpepper2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just over 3 years.

    Was d in April 2010.
     
  6. naillig

    naillig Type 1 · Member

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  7. victoria84

    victoria84 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    2 weeks ago today on 25/04/2013

    still trying to get my head around it all and enjoying reading all the invaluable advice on this forum
     
  8. destiny0321

    destiny0321 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just over 2 years and I am glad I found this site as even now still learning christine

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  9. merlinshepherd3

    merlinshepherd3 · Member

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    49 years!

    I was diagnosed aged 10 months in May 1964. Been on insulin ever since and about to go onto a pump in September. So far no complications and I'm fit as a fiddle. I think I'm blessed with good genes.
     
  10. trev1988

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    28 years insulin dependant with a couple of auto immune issues ...otherwise very healthy. :crazy:
     
  11. BADEST WOLF

    BADEST WOLF · Member

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    Can I ask Trev1988 Auto immune ? Does that include addisons ?? Cos I was diagnosed with that 20 ish years ago Asked then if it was connected with my diabetes and told no ...


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  12. ItsMeOLord

    ItsMeOLord Type 2 · Member

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    If poll's ended take it off and start again.
     
  13. Dark Red Fox

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    I was diagnosed on 19 August 1974 - a day that will not forgotten.

    Since having diabetes T1, I've had the full gamut of problems: eyes (laser surgery, etc.), leg cramps (vascular), injection site atrophy, regular hypo's, nerve damage (no sensation to heat or cold down the left side), a mini-stroke, very slight foot worries (but a podiatrist has solved that thankfully) and, you know what I keep thinking?

    There are millions of people on this planet that have far worse conditions/situations they have to cope with.

    Like FOOD and WATER!
     
  14. CaptainOrla

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    I was diagnosed with Type 1 on 28th September 2002. I was just gone 14 at the time.... It was very scary... My sugar levels were 50.9 and I went into a coma. The Doctor told my mam that if I didn't wake up from the coma within 4 hours, that I'd never wake up :/
     
  15. charlieb

    charlieb Type 1 · Member

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    I was diagnosed in August 1959 which makes this my 54th year as a type 1 diabetic. I have experienced lots of ups and downs but still have a great and enjoyable life. The thing is to ride the wave and not let anything get you down :D
     
  16. Richard 123

    Richard 123 Type 1 · Newbie

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    December 22nd 1952 Alder hey Hospital Liverpool I think ward D3 I think my consultant was DR Keegan I was aged 6 and as someone said to me the other day 66 years and you still have all your own toes that must be some sort of record
     
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    Jun 2018 In a hospital theatre recovery room after big toe amputation
     
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