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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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  8. 51-60

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  9. 60+

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  1. badwolfreturns

    badwolfreturns Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Type 2 at 43(last month)

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  2. Cupcaake32

    Cupcaake32 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Type 1 on 3rd feb 2003 when i was 13 half way through my gcse's and i still got higher grades than my non diabetic twin sister

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  3. Diabeticsince97

    Diabeticsince97 · Member

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  4. chrisbell

    chrisbell Type 2 · Member

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    I was 50 when I was diagnosed as type two, due to start insulin Tuesday


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  5. Jessicasugar24

    Jessicasugar24 · Well-Known Member

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    16 months old and I'm now 18 x
     
  6. Bethgabs

    Bethgabs · Well-Known Member

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    Bethgabs · Well-Known Member

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    Im type 1 went in a coma with it as my doctor didnt test me when went to him 4 help so got to the point where i collapsed


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    Is she an identical twin cupcaake?
     
  10. Fallen_skydive_angel

    Fallen_skydive_angel Type 1 · Active Member

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  11. Imogens_Mummy

    Imogens_Mummy · Newbie

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    My little girl was diagnosed the end of may this year, 2 weeks before she was 2 with type 1


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  12. Cupcaake32

    Cupcaake32 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah well we were look completly different now tho she is alot bigger than me and shes still blonde hahaha

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  13. audsital

    audsital Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Glucohero · Member

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    Oh4foxache · Newbie

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    2 yrs old when diagnosed ( well spotted Mum) almost 50 now .
     
  16. profjohn

    profjohn Type 1 · Newbie

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    type 1 aged 3 diagnosed 1961
     
  17. teddy2702

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    I was diagnosed T1 in 1968 when I was 6 I'm now 51 so I've had it for 45 years.
     
  18. g_wood76@hotmail.co.uk

    [email protected] · Newbie

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    Type 1 at 34 (3 years ago)...still struggling to deal with it/control it.....also diagnosed with neuropathy...not pleasant but am soldiering on. Still not treating myself as if I have Type 1 (still smoking too much and enjoy a drink) and don't always eat the right things.....some encouragement needed please!!!!!
     
  19. Mommayorkie

    Mommayorkie Prediabetes · Active Member

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    69 pre-diabetic type 2
     
  20. jeb

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    Just 3 years old, I am now 62 and with no complications. I have never complied with hospital care they use the formulaic process which has nearly killed me in the past. For instance, when I was in hospital having my third child, they didn't believe that I was an atypical diabetic. They assumed that my insulin requirements would drop despite the fact that I told them otherwise. Pregnancy always makes my insulin requirements drop substantially. They wouldn't let me monitor myself and do my own injections so I had to have my husband bring my kit in and I did everything myself. Their insulin I injected into the sheet as it was a type which didn't work properly for me. Now when I had my daughter in Epsom, their attitude was quite different. They said I knew more about my diabetes so that was my responsibility I just had to tell them what was going on. I have also fought for a decent diet, more recently they seem to want pump diabetics full of sugar. So I said unless I got plenty of meat and veggies I would order out from Montana's.
     
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