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How old were you when you were diagnosed?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Giverny, Mar 25, 2013.

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How old were you when you were diagnosed?

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  2. 6-10

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  3. 11-15

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  8. 51-60

    48 vote(s)
    12.2%
  9. 60+

    37 vote(s)
    9.4%
  1. Giverny

    Giverny Friend · Admin
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    Here's our new monthly poll. Feel free to post your type as well!
     
  2. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    18 years old......type 1.
     
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    katto · Well-Known Member

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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I was 31 when diagnosised with Type 1 ( after my Ex left us, what a plonker :lol: ) It would appear that was his parting gift to me :roll:

    RRB :)
     
  6. dave howard

    dave howard Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    28 type 1 prbably had it most of my life :***:
     
  7. ivinghoe

    ivinghoe Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    linsay · Well-Known Member

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    I was 9yrs old on holiday with my family in ibiza. The docs thought i was dehydrated so gave me litres of sugary water to drink. Well you can imagine how i felt after that!

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  9. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Type 1 at 23 after 2 months of ignoring the symptoms and insisting I was fine and probably just anaemic again..... Oops!
     
  10. KateAmy

    KateAmy · Newbie

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    6 years old type 1, im 18 now
     
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    garythegob · Well-Known Member

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    stevie667 · Member

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    54, last December. Type 2, obviously had it for a long time before being diagnosed.
     
  14. Kattianna

    Kattianna Type 2 · Newbie

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    I was 31 and it was found after I had routine bloods done before surgery. I had no symptoms, so I was a little surprised.
     
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    jperry · Member

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    I was 14 years old. T1
     
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    Type 2 aged 47. This January so newbie
     
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    Type 1 diagnosed at 27 years old. Had recently had two children but never had gestational diabetes. However, after my last child was born nearly died of pneumonia which they think triggered the diabetes.
     
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    17 years old type 1. Doc says probably a deep emotional shock set it off!!


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    I was 17 when I was first diagnosed. Think it might have been the alcohol I was drinking that brought it on.


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  20. Alasdair

    Alasdair Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was just 5yrs old, I remember it very clearly
     
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