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Discussion in 'Young People/Adults' started by Kaate, Jun 2, 2018.

  1. Kaate

    Kaate Type 1 · Active Member

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    I’ve had diabetes for nearly 12 years and have never really found anyone to talk to...who actually understands?
     
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  2. gsf1996

    gsf1996 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi! T1D for 10 years here - how old are you? :)
     
  3. Kaate

    Kaate Type 1 · Active Member

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    Sorry for the late reply been busy , I’m actually 20 today hahah! Yourself?
     
  4. Dexterdobe

    Dexterdobe Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That is what this forum is for Kaate. We are all anonymous, so you can say what you like (within reason). One of the problems with being diabetic is that people don't like to talk about it. I'm 63 and T2. My wife and grown-up children laugh at me because I've lost a lot of weight. My wife actually thinks I've over-reacted because lots of people have T2 and they don't follow a strict diet and exercise every day like me. I'm sure there are people your age and in your position on this forum. Strike up conversations and switch to private messages if you find someone you can relate to and want to carry on a conversation "off-line".
     
  5. Tom.thomas61

    Tom.thomas61 Type 1 · Active Member

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  6. Kaate

    Kaate Type 1 · Active Member

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    Thankyou haha!!
     
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  7. gsf1996

    gsf1996 Type 1 · Member

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    Oh awesome, happy belated birthday! I'm 22 :)
     
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  8. Kaate

    Kaate Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hahah Thankyou!!
     
  9. EmmaJ99

    EmmaJ99 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi, I'm 18. I've been diagnosed almost 2 months
     
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  10. Chloe Andrews

    Chloe Andrews Type 1 · Member

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    I’ve been diagnosed for 6 years and literally haven’t spoken to one person who understands having numbers all over the place :(((
     
  11. Kaate

    Kaate Type 1 · Active Member

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    Message me hun x
     
  12. matthewhope

    matthewhope · Guest

    Hi Chloe how are u u ok feel free to message me or anything I'm always here
     
  13. holly_20

    holly_20 Type 1 · Newbie

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    Hi, im 22 and I’m type one diabetic, have been for 11 years, diagnosed in 2007 at 10 years old, just been in burnout for a month or what I though was burnout. Turns out it’s depression always here if you need any advice
     
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  14. matthewhope

    matthewhope · Guest

    Hey how are you u ok and aww I know how it feels I’m always here if you ever need to talk or anything
     
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    suhiib · Newbie

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    i can talk with you
     
  16. RickyCantrell

    RickyCantrell · Member

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    I'm in the same boat as you I'm 23 and been type 1 for 4 years
     
  17. DylanM

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    Bit late to the party here, but I'm also like yourselves
     
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