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Diagnosed in our 20s.

For anyone diagnosed in their 20s with T1 or T2. People seem to think that we are too young or too old to get D, but we prove that notion wrong!

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I didnt regain my weight till now

Started by Ayomideji. Last reply by Ayomideji Jul 31, 2011. 2 Replies

hello friends. i have been managing my BG very well since three years ago when i was first diagnosed with DM. i was first treated with insulin and later was left on metformin. my weight was around…Continue

introduction

Started by Hello Cupcake It's Me Sep 14, 2010. 0 Replies

Hello, my name is Michael Peterson. I am a 29-year-old male who was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes June 26th 2008. I was rushed to the hospital with DKA (Diabetic Ketoacidosis).Diabetic ketoacidosis…Continue

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Comment by Maycri on April 23, 2012 at 4:46pm

Hello all! I got diagnosed when I was 24 and I have been T1DM for 8 years now... am I too old to be in this group?? Lol

Comment by Cabaretro- The Diabetic Dancer on February 6, 2012 at 11:59am

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Comment by Emily on December 8, 2011 at 11:41am

I was diagnosed type 1 a week after my 20th birthday.

Comment by Kristin on September 30, 2011 at 12:49am
The admin team bans spammers as soon as they can. Always let the admin team know about spam using the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of any TuDiabetes page. I see that the Walmart ad person has already been banned!
Comment by Have cat will travel on September 29, 2011 at 4:07pm
Someone from this group (Diagnosed in our 20s) keeps sending spam to my email. While I like the discussions in this forum I am dropping out of the group because I do not wish to receive spam (the latest some ad for Walmart). This is not why I joined up!
Comment by Tim on August 15, 2011 at 1:49pm
At Janina No I lost 100lbs in two months.Was on MDI for 4 years.then the pump.Yes daily dose droped a lot.My BG was almost 800 when i was Tested the first time!
Comment by Kitty on August 14, 2011 at 10:37am
Hi..I am 24 and was diagnosed two months ago with type 1. Look forward to getting to know you all :)
Comment by JaninaWalker on July 30, 2011 at 9:30am
Tim you must have meant lost 10 lbs in 2 months. Did you end up gaining it back?
Did you go on MDI first? When you switched to the pump did you experience a lower need for your total daily dose? If you started with a pump it wouldn't apply.
Comment by Tim on July 30, 2011 at 5:10am
I was 24 when ai found out I was type 1.Lost about 100lb in two months .
Comment by Rochelle on July 24, 2011 at 7:03pm
Hi everyone! I was diagnosed about 4 months ago with Type 1 and rushed to the hospital with DKA. I am 29 yrs old, no one in my family has it, and everyone around me has been shocked to find out I have it. It is a roller coaster ride thats for sure...ran into another type 1 at the pharmacy..and she suggested this site. It has been helpful and some good advice. Thanks!
 

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