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Type 1 18+ Diabetic

Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by caitlinmacrae94, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. caitlinmacrae94

    caitlinmacrae94 · Newbie

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    I'm 19 years old and have had diabetes for 16 years!
    Never spoke to someone my own age before with diabetes and would love to chat, share experiences etc.
    I definitely feel like controlling my diabetes has got a lot harder over the years, especially my teens!
    Feel free to get in touch because i would love to hear from others around about my age!

    Caitlin x
     
  2. going mad

    going mad · Member

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    Hi Caitlin,
    I'm 25 next week and will have been diabetic for 24 years in may,
    Send me a message if you want to chat :)


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  3. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi! I'm 23, I've only been diagnosed about 6 weeks ago so I'm still working it out. I have 3 friends that are type 1 also and my age so I guess I'm quite lucky to have their support
     
  4. caitlinmacrae94

    caitlinmacrae94 · Newbie

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    Would be great to speak to you! Because I have just joined its not letting me use the private message app, so if yous can message me an email that would be great! :D
     
  5. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I've sent you a message, it doesn't show in my sent items though so in not sure if you've received it!
     
  6. catherinecherub

    catherinecherub · Guest

    Hi and welcome to the forum.
    You have to make 5 posts before you can use the p.m. system.
     
  7. heatherj

    heatherj · Member

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    Hi Caitlin and others :)

    I'm 22, have been type 1 since I was 10. Would be happy to talk to others, feel free to message me or reply here :)

    Heather x
     
  8. sharby22

    sharby22 · Member

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    Hi am 18 and would love to talk to someone else who have diabetes because my other friends don't seem to understand

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  9. sophiebowness1

    sophiebowness1 · Active Member

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    Hi everyone ,i'm also 18, only been diagnosed three yeah and would love to talk with someone
    Sophie x :D
     
  10. Sammeh5678

    Sammeh5678 · Active Member

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    Morning Caitlin,

    I am too looking for someone my age, I had so many problems since being diagnosed 3/4 years ago. Drop me a line :3 x


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  11. Support

    Support · Member

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    Hi I'm 28 and have had type 1 diabetes for 20 years.


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  12. MischaRodgers28

    MischaRodgers28 · Newbie

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    Hiya..I'm Mischa! Only just joined this forum, crazy how things like this exist! When I was little I thought diabetes was so rare. Had diabetes since I was 7 and am 17 now:) I've had so many up and down experiences including a diabetic coma! But seems like you have to just take each day as it comes :) xx


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    Hi I'm 28, diagnosed with type 1 since the age of 8. If anyone wants to talk feel free message me


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    JeanetteGr · Member

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    Hi! I'm a 17 years old girl from Norway! I got type one diabete in November 2010. I would love to chat with other diabetics!:)
     
  15. -beckyb93-

    -beckyb93- Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to make this reply valid to all people who have commented and comment in the future! Hi everyone, my name is Becky and I am 20 years old! I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes with I was 7 and I must say that at times it is harder to control your diabetes! I've had diabetes for 13 years and I am still learning.
    If anyone fancies a chat please message me :) x
     
  16. Trinity_32

    Trinity_32 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone. I'm jess and have had diabetes for 20 years now (can't believe it's that long!) and I am 33 x


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  17. mrman

    mrman Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  18. Doctornayak

    Doctornayak · Newbie

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    Hi..being a type 1 diabetic and a surgeon has been a dream come true..


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    -beckyb93- Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    To doctornayak - wow that is incredible :) I had one ear left of college (going into my 5th year) however I am so glad I waited I don't think I would have managed university and my diabetes back then - an extra three years at college and I don't regret it I have grown as a person and got a better gold on my diabetes now :) still a work in progress but yano... Anyways I'm hoping to get into university and I wish to pursue a career in paediatric nursing :)
    It's great to speak to everyone :) if anyone wants to pm me I'll try and figure out how to reply haha x
     
  20. Kerrin_geee

    Kerrin_geee Type 1 · Member

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    Hi everyone, I'm 20 and was diagnosed with type 1 three months ago....definitely still getting my head around it! Would be great to talk to you all and I look forward to reading all your posts :)


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