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How old were you when you first diagnosed with type 1?? And how long do you have it??

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Dzialo, Mar 23, 2014.

  1. Samanthacxo

    Samanthacxo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    One week after my 22nd birthday! Almost four months ago :)


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  2. gemma.88

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  3. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    SNAP!!!! Though the year was 1976. on my 8th birthday...
     
  4. jazglo

    jazglo · Member

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    I was diagnosed nearly 6 months ago, I am 37 years old.


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  5. Type1Jim

    Type1Jim · Well-Known Member

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    I was in my late teens when I was diagnosed with t1. 20 years later all is well.
     
  6. Type1Jim

    Type1Jim · Well-Known Member

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    That's great, keep it up. You will soon be an expert in food, carbs and how they affect you! Trick is to stay positive as sometimes it can be frustating
     
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    Dzialo · Well-Known Member

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    Although my dietitian is ****,he has no idea how to explain it in a easy way or how to work around with units of insulin
     
  8. Type1Jim

    Type1Jim · Well-Known Member

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    Ask to attend a dafne course which will help to teach you about carbs and insulin etc.
     
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  9. Lucie75

    Lucie75 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 8 when diagnosed, 30 years ago.
     
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    lizdeluz Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It was 29 years ago. I was 30.
     
  11. phoenix

    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    I was 52 and diagnosed on April 1 2005.
    Wasn't my idea of a joke!
     
  12. RJB

    RJB Type 1 · Member

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    I was 35 and that was 7 years ago!
     
  13. bob-b

    bob-b Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Was 16 when i was diagnosed.. It was Christmas time which then turned into good Friday that year...
    Am 21 now so guess am a 5year old survivor of type 1 n still counting...
     
  14. novorapidboi26

    novorapidboi26 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 15 and that was 15 years ago now...........
     
  15. susieg

    susieg Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    3 1/2 yrs ago and I was 61 !! ???
     
  16. totsy

    totsy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    i was 32yrs old, its my 10th anniversary this year:)
     
  17. norwaycook

    norwaycook Type 1 · Member

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    Spent my 7th birthday in hospital that was nearly 52 years ago
    Seen a lot of changes


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  18. nclemale

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    I was 9 when diagnosed 2 months into emmagration to oz . am now 43 and back in UK after a year in oz .

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  19. ohitsnicola

    ohitsnicola Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    January 1st 2008 and I was 13!! :(
     
  20. jimscott240

    jimscott240 · Newbie

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