All Discussions Tagged 'diagnosis' (34)

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How did you find out you had Type 2?

I'm just curious to hear how others were diagnosed with Type 2. I think this disease got about a two- to five-year head start on me because…

Started by Kelly

115 Apr 1
Reply by Nancy beneteai

Confused Type 2

For a number of years I was told I have pre-diabetes. Just watch your diet and exercise. I have a meter and was told to test my BS twice a…

Started by Betty

6 Mar 12
Reply by jims

Diagnosis Twins

I was diagnosed with type 1 November 25, 2000 What about you?

Started by Gina Capone

118 Feb 19
Reply by Skier304

You know youre a diabetic when.....

lets make a list of "you know your a diabetic when you "! example. You know your a diabetic when you freak out when your friend eats a ca…

Started by Kenny!

1342 Feb 14
Reply by Suzie

Type 1 Diagnosed Age

I have recently been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 36. I have always been in good health and was just wondering if there wer…

Started by Shoehorn

54 Feb 3
Reply by Skier304

How long?

How long have you had diabetes? I was just diagnosed in March.

Started by NyJonesy26/Ken

42 Sep 2, 2013
Reply by Baby Tee

newly diagnosed and scared sh**less!

I am a 38 year old mother of 3. have two boys 10 and 12 and 3 year old daughter. i am 5'4 and weigh 108 pounds. my normal blood pressure is…

Started by stephanie

89 Jul 26, 2013
Reply by Sarah

diabetes anniversary

My google calendar just popped up that tomorrow is the anniversary of my diagnosis of diabetes. How to "celebrate" or mark the day? Well, h…

Started by Deborah

9 Jul 13, 2013
Reply by Deborah

Diabetes "Coming Out" Stories

Since being diagnosed with diabetes is a really big deal, I'd be interested to start a list of our "Coming Out" stories (e.g. what's the st…

Started by Emily Coles

65 Jun 23, 2013
Reply by croberts77

Age of diagnosis?

What was your or your child's age of diagnosis? What is the youngest age of diagnosis that you know of? I was 16 when I was diagnosed and t…

Started by Cherise

33 Oct 25, 2012
Reply by TrueTheory




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