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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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  9. 60+

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  1. margaretgraham

    margaretgraham Type 2 · Member

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    I was aged 45 years was on diet and medication for 5-6years then put on insulan
    Novo-disk plus medication
     
  2. margaretgraham

    margaretgraham Type 2 · Member

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    should have added that I am Type 2
     
  3. Muddie

    Muddie · Member

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    Thankyou for this info , I will be buying them ASAP !! Xxx


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  4. mo1905

    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Late starter ! Diagnosed type 1 aged 46 ( 2nd Jan 2013 ). Doing fine though ;-)


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  5. carolyoung68

    carolyoung68 Type 1 · Newbie

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    I was 18, type 1. Diagnosed in Devon when on holiday.
     
  6. 1Sarah1

    1Sarah1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was age 2 type 1, now 32
     
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    ausha62 · Newbie

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    I was 18 type1 just about to start uni. I've had it 20 years now.


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  9. hzlwebster

    hzlwebster · Member

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    62 - late presenter!
     
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    Sarah25 · Newbie

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    My son was age 6 & half type 1.... He be 7 in few weeks still very new to us all :-(


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    kazz · Newbie

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    Diddly Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    nmr1991 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Diagnosed with Type 1 at age 20, half way through college but still achieved top grades in second year which proved I was in control that year!
     
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    66.Changed doctors last May. A few weeks later, was given a MOT,including a blood test.On June11th phone call for me to come to the surgery..T2 had been found,
     
  15. Samanthabao163

    Samanthabao163 · Newbie

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    I was 18, that was in 1995.
    I got thrush and no way was I going to the doctor.
    I thought I could get myself better, as a shy girl there was no chance of anyone checking me out!, I was also drinking loads, sleeping and lost a lot of weight, when I did finally go G.P- I did urine test, emergency hospital and started insulin straight away- I was told I had about three days till I would be dead- not good as scared of needles too, at first I struggled because I couldn't jab myself, ended bk in hospital with vomiting blood from high glucose levels.
    It took about a year n half to start to except I had diabetes, I was on my oun with little help as my family lived abroad, and to this day I have never been taught how to count carbs ect. Get help ASAP before its too late or u become too embarrassed to ask for help like me.
     
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    flicc90 Type 1 · Member

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    aderayo · Newbie

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    Hi, just joined the forum. I was 25 now 30 when I got diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I had all the signs but I put it down to my sickle cell. The final straw was the abcess I had which had to be operated on. I have 2 non curable illness. Sickcle cell and type 1 diabetes battlibg with depression. :cool:

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  18. Delphinum

    Delphinum Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    12 years old, type 1.
     
  19. lynne.t@hotmail.com

    [email protected] · Newbie

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