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Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by Desync, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. Desync

    Desync Type 1 · Member

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    Anyone wanna talk, only people with type one.
     
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    cure_diabetes Type 1 · Member

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  3. caretaker

    caretaker Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    i don't do apps but use the site i think your find there lots of people here who wont shut up.
    we'er not to fryghting that's why i put on this picture and no one of me
     
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  4. caretaker

    caretaker Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi App people
    you all seem to be very young..
    some of us old people? have been playing this diabetes game for over 40 + years. when we boiled needles in a saucepan and tested urine sugar levels in a chemistry set not something you could put in your coat pocket.(YOU don't no how luck you are now days) just joking

    be good or try too
     
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  5. Danny Prince

    Danny Prince Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    This may sound dumb, But what on earth are app people ;o?
     
  6. Giverny

    Giverny Friend · Admin
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    I'm assuming the user is using the forum app for iOS or Android :)
     
  7. Danny Prince

    Danny Prince Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ah fair enough, my bad :)
     
  8. HeatherMay_

    HeatherMay_ Type 1 · Active Member

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    I'm 17, type 1 for 13 years, I'm here to chat x
     
  9. Abbie B

    Abbie B Type 1 · Member

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    I'm Abbie,10 years old and have been type 1 for less then a year. I'll chat.


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  10. paigewilli96

    paigewilli96 Type 1 · Member

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    Heya, I'm also 17, kinda recently diagnosed, I'd like to talk to people roughly my age who are in the same boat :p

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  11. HeatherMay_

    HeatherMay_ Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hey:) I'm 17, though I am not newly diagnosed. I've had diabetes 12 going on 13 years so I know the ins and outs!
     
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  12. paigewilli96

    paigewilli96 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi, wow that's a long time, how did you cope with it, being ao young? :)

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  13. HeatherMay_

    HeatherMay_ Type 1 · Active Member

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    Yep, certainly is! I've always coped quite well. When I was younger my teachers new, my friends new so I got used to it very quickly. As I've got older it has become a bit harder for me due to going to college and getting set up for Uni and everyone there having to know about it as I do suffer with a lot of hypos. But so far, all my teachers and everyone at my college seems to be ok with how I work. How are you finding everything?
     
  14. paigewilli96

    paigewilli96 Type 1 · Member

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    Aww well I do think it is pretty difficult for people our age just because of all the changes :) I'm okay I suppose it's quite tricky at times :)

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  15. bloodbaby

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    Once the insulin levels and management were set, one of the hardest things for me was the way people act about it. People ask me how they can avoid catching it, or tell me "you're so lucky because you get to eat in class." One of the school nurses I worked with made me sit in the principals office for 3 hours because I fell asleep on the bed when I had a hyper. She sat there and accused me of faking a ketone induced coma. It gets better though :) p.s. sorry for butting into your convo
     
  16. Lay ;3

    Lay ;3 Type 1 · Newbie

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    13 years? :eek: you have any of the complications of diabetes? (i was diagnosed 4 years ago)
     
  17. HeatherMay_

    HeatherMay_ Type 1 · Active Member

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    Yep, 13 years. I've had one serious hypo at school were I ended up with paramedics treating me and in hospital for a couple of days and I've just recently had a slight diteriation in my eyesight but that's due to now wearing glasses. Apart from that, no serious problems:) ahh, so enough time to know things but still time to learn things. I've had it so long I know when bloods should be done etc. I eat properly meaning I don't cut out sugar completely as it's a waste of time. I know how my sugars work. I don't always take my doctors advise purely because it never works. I know the inns and outs of it all and I've always had perfect sugars :):)
     
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    Hi everyone,

    I suppose i am a little older than you all (25) but i know how you feel. I got diabetes when i was 16, just after finishing secondary school, but still had to cope with it at college for 3 years.

    The hardest thing for me has been learning how much fast acting insulin to inject. I have never got on with carb counting, (seems to much trouble weighing food all the time to me) i know you learn gradually whats in what etc but i don't want to eat the same thing everyday all the time.

    Learning what to inject as correction doses in food has been the worst. Also evening slow acting, lowers your blood obviously but you dont exactly know weather it will lower it too much.

    Anyway, i could go on for ever, good luck everyone. :joyful:
     
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    my sister is diebetic and I always try to talk to her and support her - she does need it!
     
  20. Lily06

    Lily06 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi I have T 1 and I have been dignosed for 5 years now and in 2014 I moved on to a pump it has changed my life.

    Xxxxxx:) xxxx;)xxxxx
    Lily06
     
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