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: 92
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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 Caroline L on June 22, 2011 at 8:00pm
Hi - My husband was diagnosed at T1 in Sep 2008 at the age of 32, my son was dx in December of 2009 at the age of 5. We are waiting for our youngest daughter's (2 1/2) trialnet results - she's positive for the antibodies, and she just did her OGT test a few weeks ago.
Comment by tribalstew on June 22, 2011 at 4:14pm
My son was diagnosed in feb 2007 at age 8, i was diagnosed while deployed to Iraq in sep 2009 at age 36. lI am still in the Army just non-deployable now. I was adopted at age 7, so i don't know any of my families medical history.
Comment by Rob B on June 22, 2011 at 3:01pm
I was diagnosed 33 years ago at age 8. My younger Brother became a type 1 when he was 12 and my older Brother just became a type 1 last year at age 42. Neither of our parents are type 1 with hardly any family history of diabetes. None of my 3 or my Brothers 4 kids are diabetics.
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.

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Melissa Lee
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Manny Hernandez
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