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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. Johnsmith60

    Johnsmith60 · Newbie

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    Been type 1 for 22 years and was diagnosed when I was 16
     
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    karla0304 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Beta cell transplant. See my previous postings and you will get lots of info. Need more then just shout.


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    jessica16 · Well-Known Member

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    Caleyxx Type 1 · Member

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    I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago and I'm 14 :)
     
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    barbiedreams Type 1 · Newbie

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    when i was 3 that makes it 21 years :(
     
  6. Jaz253

    Jaz253 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hello there... Replying ur Q, lets see I was 7 yo when I got it and now Im 30, so its been 23 years with it though just a month ago Im taking care... My advice wouldbe to change ur food choices as often as possible, good luck!
     
  7. Sugar pie

    Sugar pie Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 5 years old, that was 29 years ago :)
     
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    smcc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 24 and developed tye 1 diabetes 46 years ago.
     
  9. Dzialo

    Dzialo · Well-Known Member

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    Love to see that people actually smile when you they talk about diabetes, such an encouragement!!!
     
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    zed · Active Member

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    Vicky839 Type 1 · Newbie

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    I was 2 months old heh a wee baby now 16 time flys in


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  12. Charles Robin

    Charles Robin Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Diagnosed at 3, 24 years ago. Plenty of evidence I was diabetic since my first year of life though. Local health team were idiots and said 'nothing's wrong it's not diabetes' for over a year. By then I weighed half what I should and was going in and out of a coma. Mum took me to the GP because she had enough of the hospital, and he diagnosed pretty much on the spot and called an ambulance.
     
  13. Marykly

    Marykly Type 1 · Member

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    ziyaad_diabetes Type 1 · Member

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    Mine was 2 days before birthday. Great present hey?


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  16. ziyaad_diabetes

    ziyaad_diabetes Type 1 · Member

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    Not nice present becoz all of a sudden u think u gunna have cake and junk and look diabetes comes in da way u just have to live wid it

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  17. Poggle19102

    Poggle19102 Type 1 · Member

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    Diagnosed June 2013 at the grand age of 49. Stayed in various hospitals over the last year and the amount of nurses that say " you can't be type 1 you're too old " Gotta laugh.
     
  18. Dodo

    Dodo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I've been diabetic for 48 years since the age of 12.
     
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    Syndie8 Type 1 · Active Member

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    devexity Type 1 · Active Member

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    I've had it for ten years: went into DKA mid-pregnancy at 32 years old (the baby lived and was miraculously undamaged despite my 66.5 bg)
     
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