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What age were you diagnosed Type 1?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by _flynny74, Feb 4, 2017.

  1. becca59

    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    54, just after Christmas 3 years ago. The more I ate the more weight I lost and the thirstier I got. Should have known as have brother who has had it 35 years.
     
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    birchy66 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 66 years old when diagnosed 4 years ago. Prior to that I had no signs of diabetes and didn't really know what it was and there is no family history that I am aware of. I have however suffered from minor allergies for years and guess that perhaps my auto immune system runs wild at times. It certainly did 4 years ago!
     
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    Eireannn Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    wannabemammy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 16! Diagnosed 3rd of May 2001. Life changed forever that day
     
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    kellie lees Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My husband was 30- just diagnosed this January. There is no family history and he was fit and healthy it came as a huge shock! He's adapting well and realising he is still fit and healthy he just needs to be a bit more "grown up"
    Now with some decisions! I hope this is right and we haven't rose tinted this!!
     
  6. Emma3312

    Emma3312 · Active Member

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    Thank you, my questions are rather complicated I'm not sure if I'll find my answers here but I appreciate it x
     
  7. Dodo

    Dodo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    At the age of 12 in 1966.
     
  8. snowleopard

    snowleopard Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just last year - aged 68. Mind you it took the medics 3 years to work out that their assumption I was T2 because of my age was wrong.
     
  9. stanfordsteve

    stanfordsteve Type 1 · Member

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    Diagnosed at 5 yo in about 1961. Loads of changes since then, thank goodness. Virtually no complications so far.
     
  10. Esther444

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    Diagnosed T1 age 45 - six years in - it's a roller coaster. Good luck
     
  11. Amy993

    Amy993 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Diagnosed at 16, almost 6 months ago before moving away to college.
     
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    Wigantaz Type 1 · Member

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    I was 35 and my daughter was 3 when she was diagnosed.
     
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    My daughter was 3
    Life's not been the same since but I guess in some ways, I take care of myself more now than I did then. Pumping has been the 'best' bit about the last 12 years!
     
  14. Fido78

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    and that was 2 years ago...
     
  15. jakay42

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    56 years of age when diagnosed (shocker). Just when I thought it was OK to live a little:)
     
  16. wallyk65

    wallyk65 Type 1 · Member

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    I was 47......nearly 5 years ago.
    Daughter 16 months......nearly 20 years ago!
     
  17. Copernicus

    Copernicus Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 26, the day after my youngest sons birthday. t
     
  18. Natalie1974

    Natalie1974 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Besty W Type 1 · Active Member

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    Age 33, last October, just had my first Hba1c result of 5.7%
     
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    AmberFelipa Type 1 · Newbie

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