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How old is everyone

Discussion in 'Young People/Adults' started by Cloe-1992, Jan 8, 2018.

  1. Cloe-1992

    Cloe-1992 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hey.

    How old is everyone in the sector of the forum. And how long have you been a diabetic?

    I'm 25 26 in a few days. And have had diabetes for 18 years now.

    Always enjoy meeting other diabetics.
    Leave a message :)
     
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  2. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Old enough lol. Diagnosed at 31 and a big birthday milestone next month, but just want a nice quiet day :rolleyes:
     
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  3. varma21345

    varma21345 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Hi, I am 26 diagnosed just before my silver jubilee at 24. T2 since 2 years .I find it hard for just 2 years but like you there are many great fighters in this forum rocking all the way towards long times. you guys are truly inspiration and i wish you all a happy and healthy life ahead.
     
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  4. rayhigginson

    rayhigginson Type 2 · Active Member

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    Hi I’m 41 was diagnosed last January (2017) type2 and I can say being diabetic has caused me nothing but trouble! but I’m still hanging in there
     
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  5. Gabrielle_Tai

    Gabrielle_Tai Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi i am 15, diagnosis around 3 months ago. Still not used to managing this high maintenance condition.
     
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    novorapidboi26 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    recently turned 34, diagnosed back when I was 15.......
     
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  7. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    51. Diagnosed 45 years ago type 1.
     
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  8. acshakir

    acshakir Type 1 · Member

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    I’m 23, diagnosed a few days before my 23rd birthday :)
     
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  9. NewTD2

    NewTD2 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    35, diagnosed last September 2017 and nearly died at the hospital with Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)!

    Thank God I’m still here!
     
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  10. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I'm 46yrs and been diagnosed since Jan 2002. An eventful 16yrs. :) 2 babies and third time of being on insulin therapy. Due my 15th annual eye and foot review this month. My 14th showed both all clear. ;)
     
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  11. Postleneo

    Postleneo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    47 diagnosed 2 years ago when on holiday at Disneyland Florida rushed to hospital with severe DKA and spent 2 days in intensive care!
     
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  12. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Almost four years as a T2.

    I had my 73rd birthday last week, and I still enjoy life to the full.
     
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  13. ally1

    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    55 and type2 since May 2014
     
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  14. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    54 yrs old . I'm half and half now. 27 yrs T1 and 27 yrs " normal ":):):):)

    If I could go back 27 yrs to day 2 of my diagnosis there's only one thing I would change.........newer underpants!!!!!!!!!!
    How was I to know the diabetic nurse would want me sitting there, trousers around ankles, practising injections.:banghead::banghead::banghead:
    Apart from that life ain't been to bad.;););)
     
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    buffyiscool Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi. I'm 52. Diagnosed type 2 end of last March. Still not got blood sugars under control but probably due to numerous infections and 3 lots of surgery up until end of December. Hope this year proves to be a little better. Regards.
     
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    Harrydowson111 Type 1 · Member

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    19 ! Was diagnosed April 2016
     
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    Hi everyone I'm 71 years old and been type2 for 17/18 years this year having a bit of a rough patch recently stressful BG all over the place,but usually well controlled since finding all the great information and help and advice from the members on here.!K
     
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    Hammer1964 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi I am 53 and have been T2 for 9 months. Hope 2018 is better than 2017. Diagnosis, death of Close relative, cancelled holiday, nightmare of an insurance claim - the list goes on. Still battling and smiling.
     
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    LouWilk059 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I'm 59 y.o., type 2 for 47 years, super lucky to still be healthy (knock on wood) (fingers crossed every time I go for check up).
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Hi im 50 and was diagnosed type1 april 2017 ‍♀️
     
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