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How old is everyone

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

  1. Oldvatr

    Oldvatr Type 2 · Expert

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    Too Old, and getting older by the minute. Interesting how those with the most birthdays seem to live the longest,
     
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  2. Macdonald1995

    Macdonald1995 Type 1 · Member

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    I’m 43 diagnosed August 2015:)
     
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  3. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Really? I did not know that. :D
     
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  4. Billy7764

    Billy7764 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am 53 and was first diagnosed 6
     
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  5. Billy7764

    Billy7764 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Years ago as T2
     
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  6. Cloe-1992

    Cloe-1992 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Loads of these replies have made me laugh especially the wearing different underwear haha :p:hilarious:

    It's so nice to hear from all different ages I find it weird because I live in my own little bubble it's not untill you reach out you start to realise how many other diabetics are out there it's nice to talk to others who totally understand what day to day life is like.

    :cat::joyful::)
     
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  7. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    48, diagnosed as T2 mabe 10 plus years ago, but it's actually CFRD diabetes.
     
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  8. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Edited - forgot to mention this is my 29th year.
     
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    #28 Robinredbreast, Jan 9, 2018 at 1:02 PM
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  9. Glenmac

    Glenmac Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have my 80th birthday later this year.I was diagnosed in 2001.
     
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  10. spaceman

    spaceman Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    67 male
     
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  11. spaceman

    spaceman Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    im 67 male, diabetes type 1 got it 7 years
     
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  12. Nicola M

    Nicola M Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m 20 and was diagnosed 19 years ago. Soon to be 20 years though!!
     
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  13. Goacher55

    Goacher55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m 50. Type 2 for 15 years
     
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    #33 Goacher55, Jan 9, 2018 at 3:11 PM
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  14. lindijanice

    lindijanice Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I'm 68 this Spring, diagnosed November 2001.....Ignored it for a long time....lots of anger and denial and only hurt myself.....but loved ones suffered too....I felt it was worse than my three bouts of cancer, chemo, etc. now,on track, thanks to this Forum and I think I have finally grown up:) :)
     
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  15. Madmaureen

    Madmaureen Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I am 69 now originally diagnosed 1970!
    Work that out to 48 yrs and enjoyed every minute !! Ha ha.I dont think.
    Still learning though and using Libre came through DAFNE too!!
    Keep at it that's my motto...
     
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    Like you I am pre-war vintage!
    Derek
     
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  17. Glenmac

    Glenmac Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My age really struck me just before I retired,when I was asked by a very young teaching colleague to be a"living artefact"and speak to yr5 children in my school about life as a child in WW2 for their history studies!! G
     
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  18. Grumpy ole thing

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    Hi, I'm 53 and diagnosed in April 1977 (no, not before dinosaurs thank you although the world was in black and white) x
     
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  19. phdiabetic

    phdiabetic Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Recently turned 20! :)
     
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  20. mytype1.life

    mytype1.life Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello
    I’m 28 and was diagnosed with T1 when I was 5.
    I’ve learnt so much over the years and am still learning!
     
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