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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. leenic11

    leenic11 Type 1 · Member

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    I was diagnosed when I was twenty two I'm now thirty two
     
  2. tomvonc

    tomvonc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 38, 0 years ago!
     
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    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  5. SandyDee

    SandyDee Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 18 and that was just over 8 years ago (about 20 years over :rolleyes:)
     
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    nick113 Type 1 · Member

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    I was diagnosed type 1 age 26 and I've now had it for 4 years


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  9. coco44

    coco44 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi I was diagnosed Type 1 almost 3 years ago I was 55 years old. Some days
     
  10. coco44

    coco44 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    apart from the testing, injecting and watching what I eat I can convince myself I don't have diabetes other days I want to give up completely, but when I read here how long lots of people have had it and managed it successfully it gives me hope xx
     
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  11. Dzialo

    Dzialo · Well-Known Member

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    So well said!! Couldn't have said it better, never give up!!! I have it for 6 weeks and this thread has helped me with overcoming the difficult moments as you said
     
  12. cally

    cally Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It was 1971 when I was 16! So 43 years ago
    I was given an eating plan which stated the amount of carbs I could eat at each meal and it worked well. It all when wrong in the 90's when the rules changed and we were all told we could eat what we liked and inject to cover it!! o_O
     
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  13. Emma2589

    Emma2589 Type 1 · Member

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    I was 24, and it was exactly this time last week i got diagnosed...

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  14. Danny Prince

    Danny Prince Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    t1, September 2012, I was 16, almost 18 Now
     
  15. Dzialo

    Dzialo · Well-Known Member

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    I'm on pens but getting my pump in 3 weeks
     
  16. Jessicasugar24

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    I was diagnosed at 16 months old. I am now 18.
    I also have coeliac disease from the age of 4.

    October 30th 1996!
    And I wouldn't be the person I am today without it!


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  17. charlg8

    charlg8 · Newbie

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    I was 16 which was 6 years ago, new to the pump from August 2013, still can't find a way to control mine.


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  18. monkeynuts

    monkeynuts Type 1 · Active Member

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    I was aged 3 which was 28 years ago :)
     
  19. iHs

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    Diagnosed type 1 on Valentines day 1966 aged 11........wont be too far away from the 50yr medal which I dont really want.....what I want is BiAP

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  20. paramedic

    paramedic · Guest

    Diagnosed at 47
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