Families with Multiple Members with Type 1


Families with Multiple Members with Type 1

A group for families that have more than one member with Type 1.

Members: 91
Latest Activity: Jan 16

Just to introduce myself my name is Tracy from Tulare, CA. A proud wife and mother. My Husband is a Type 1 diabetic ( dx @ 16 months )on the Omnipod since 6/2010 and both of my sons are also type 1. Michael age 8 dx 5/2008 on the Omnipod since 1/2009 and Owen is 6 dx with type 1 and hypothyrodism 7/2008 he is also on the Omnipod since 4/2010. He was also participating in TrailNet prior to dx where he was shown to be positive for the antibodies). I started this group to get to know other families that have multiple members with type 1.

If you have a partner or spouse with type 1 diabetes, check out the online program Just for Partners, offered by Behavioral Diabetes Institute.  It's free!

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Comment by dbaer on June 13, 2011 at 8:09pm
Type 1 diabetics outnumbered non-diabetics 3/1 in my house growing up. My brother, myself, and my father were all type 1. This is now affecting me and my wife's decision to have children. We don't want the gene to go any further. My fathers uncle was also a type 1. My brother and I are the only two still alive. Both my father and my uncle died in hypoglycemic related incidents.
Comment by shirleyanne on May 7, 2011 at 5:34pm
It's May and we're still waiting for my 2nd son's TrialNet's results .... this will be the 4th year he's testing ... I hate this wait ... hopefully he'll be negative again .... big brother Nicholas ws dX 2006 and mom Shirley was dX 1986. Hoping the Type 1 link ends there and brother Max will never develop T1.
Comment by type1twinsmom on April 7, 2011 at 8:29pm
Comment by marley21 on March 23, 2011 at 6:24am
Hi my name is Shelley. I have Type 1 and my 6 year old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 almost a year ago. I have a 12 month old and hope she never gets this! So glad to have found this group!!
Comment by Amy on March 20, 2011 at 4:33pm
Hi, My name is Amy. I have two type 1 children. Kayla was dx 4/10 at 14 she is using a minimed pump currently and loving it. My 12 year old, Noah, was dx the day before his birthday this year on 1/31/11. His was found through antibody testing and impaired glucose tolerance with one or two numbers a week in the 200's after meals. He is not on insulin yet thankfully and hopefully won't be for awhile. Noah is very active and since the start of spring his numbers are near perfect again :) He plays about 4 to 5 hours a day in sports 3 to 4 times a week. Oddly enough we have even had to treat him for lows in the 50's. My third son has had fasting numbers elevated and pp numbers slightly elevated (170 range) but no antibody testing on him as of yet.. he has other health issues which is how we found the other numbers.
Comment by T1Student on March 18, 2011 at 6:18pm
My twin and I dx'ed at the age of six and her two yr old dx'ed 5 months ago! Busy diabetes household here we are all on the mini med revel and cgm.
Comment by missarachnid on March 18, 2011 at 5:36pm
Hi! I'm from Northwest Georgia. Both my little brother (dx 2008) and I (dx 1984) are type 1s. Its kind of weird, because he was adopted. My cousin has it and my grandma who passed away in the mid 80's had it.
Comment by shirleyanne on March 18, 2011 at 5:09pm
Hello! I'm from Delta, BC, Canada and both me (dx 1986) and my son (dx 2006) have Type 1.

Comment by Jonna on March 15, 2011 at 2:25pm
I'm so sorry to hear about your ER visit. I hope the girls are recovering and that you are all able to catch some sleep and keep BG in control. Hang in there!
Comment by type1twinsmom on March 15, 2011 at 11:27am
Thanks for your comment Jonna. We are going through a bout of sickness in the house now, the girls were both in the ER getting IV fluids until 3am this morning, so right now were just battling this...I will definately be interested in talking with you as the time gets closer to pumping :)

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