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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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  1. Telmoss

    Telmoss · Newbie

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    Age 73 with Type 2 about six weeks ago still coming to terms with it.
     
  2. de130770

    de130770 · Active Member

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    i was 7 after being taken to the doctors lots of times ss were even involved but not even a blood or urine test carred out stayed with grand perents for a few days taken to a difrent doctors taken to hospital in a coma
    now 42 years old, sight problem and nurve dammage. off to atos medical in 9 days time they will tell me i am fit to work .
    if so will start asking bus companys if they need a diabetic type 1 blind driver after that ask lorry companys if they need a driver .
    well i am looking for work :) <3 even if that is not there type of work
     
  3. Emzie star

    Emzie star · Member

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    Was 7, 23 now. I remember it all very well doctors kept miss diagnosing me with constipation of everything, luckily my mum was very pushy with the doctors after she had tests done in hospital in labs she worked in and got some test done by someone else. Time I was admitted to hospital they said 12 hour I may have been in a coma feel very lucky.

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  4. dobbie

    dobbie · Newbie

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    Aged 42...7 weeks ago. Type 1...yeah still getting my head around it all. Had felt ill for a long time. Then suddenly got all the symptoms. Had blurred vision for 5 weeks. Its coming back now. So this is all very new...

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  5. Kathleen Mc

    Kathleen Mc Type 1 · Active Member

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    I am type 1 and was 35 when I was diagnosed.
     
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    lynsey3009 · Newbie

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    My daughter was diagnosed at 18 months old. She hasn't long turned 3.
     
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    T1 6 years (a Halloween gift)... 42 now
     
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    Picci Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    genius149 · Newbie

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    I was 8, I'm 42 now. My son was diagnosed on my 38th birthday (he was 11) and yes, we're both Type 1 - or Juvenile onset as it was known in my day.
     
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    Type 1 at the age off 14. 22 Years off age now. Was horrible then tho as i was goin in to my gcse years at school xx
     
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    I was 15yrs old on holiday with my family in New Jersey. The doctor realized I was dehydrated so gave me liters of sugary water to drink.
     
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    Mummywearne Type 1 · Newbie

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    I was 10 years old, I'm now nearly 24years old
     
  14. Cynbump2

    Cynbump2 · Newbie

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    I'm a newbie here how do I write a new post , I'm using iPhone app ?


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    helenbeth · Newbie

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  16. dhanasvi

    dhanasvi · Member

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    2 years old..type 1.. so I have it since the past 22 years now:grin:

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  17. EmmaCollo

    EmmaCollo · Newbie

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    I was 14 when I was diagnosed type 1 I'm now 30 so over half my life
     
  18. pgillingham@sky.com

    [email protected] Type 1 · Member

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    Type 1 aged 9 now I am 62yrs old and proud to have not let it rule my life. Good control is the abswer as we all know
     
  19. Karen JD

    Karen JD · Member

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    I was nine. I am now forty four with no probs at all. I keep fit, eat sensibly and do lots of blood tests! I'm not perfect, drink far too much wine but u gotta live as well.


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    Type 1 , diagnosed aged 1 , now 23 , there will be a cure soon , keep the faith lol


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