Just curious of the people on this site, what percentage of your life have you lived with diabetes?

I've lived with diabetes for 70% of my life. I'm 31 and was diagnosed with Type 1 at the age of 9.

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Only 9% for me. I'm 64 and was diagnosed at 58.

Half my life--26 years. I'm now 52.

Same here Cinderfella. Age 52 with Type 1 almost 26 years.

Good attitude, nwt...and nice to find someone in my percentage group!

66%, dx@ 16, now 45. Did I do the math right? I did Jen's the same way and got her number. It seems like a long time though. I was thinking 1/2 and was like "oh, wait..."

50 % as type 2. Now 65; diagnosed in the 80's.

I believe here was some earlier data in 70's indicating pre-diabetes but diagnostic tools un clear then.

Not interested in bragging rights. Don't need em.

no calculator at my finger tips so to speak ( just caluses , ha, ha ) need some help : diagnosed at age 42 plus , I am into my 73 year ...30 years with diabetes , Jan 25

41% Nel.

thanks for the help Zoe ...no stopping yet !

95% i was Dx at 3 and am 46 now give or take a few percent pionts,I never really have not know a life without having diabetes.Love it or hate it and what it can give you health wise in other health condtions and troubles.But i have friend who beats use all at 100% and she is 51 and was DX as baby at 5 months old.

98%. I am 42 (about to be 43) and diagnosed when I was 11 months old.

I really don't remember when I was diagnosed, but I must have been in my 30's. That would put me in about the 60 percentile of my life. It was a progressive disease for me. I began as a type 2 with little control, only to discover later that I am an LADA diabetic.




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