Teenagers With Type 1


Teenagers With Type 1

A group for teenagers with type 1 aged 13-20 :)

Members: 483
Latest Activity: Dec 6

Take a look at the College Diabetes Network - Students group on TuDiabetes, as well!

Diabetes Forum

Active with a Pump?

Started by Caitlyn Sep 15. 0 Replies


Started by Alex. Last reply by Caitlyn Sep 15. 4 Replies

Looking for someone to talk to

Started by Alex. Last reply by DanilGraebel Aug 14. 10 Replies

Live chat announcement

Started by swisschocolate. Last reply by Danielle Jamieson Jul 11. 1 Reply

Who has Kik?

Started by Sam Preston. Last reply by Jo Jul 9. 2 Replies

New Website!

Started by Anna-Kate Jun 25. 0 Replies

what are peoples oppinions on the pump?

Started by brookearnott. Last reply by Anna-Kate May 25. 7 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by Adele on November 18, 2014 at 9:58pm

Hey all, my name is Adele and i was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes exactly 1 week ago. It would be great to have a chat with anyone, as i am trying to get a good grasp of the whole diagnosis, thank you.

Comment by pbandjanne on November 2, 2014 at 3:56pm

Hi, I'm Janne (pronounced as Jan). T1 diabetic since age 10. Turning 16 this month. Noob, just trying to blend in :) Feel free to message me!

Comment by Freja on September 5, 2014 at 11:34am

hiya i'm Freja, aged 15 from Brighton in the U.k! been diagnosed since aged 7, and im the only t1 in the family! anyone feel freee to chat, glad to finally be on here :) xx

Comment by Navjot Singh on August 11, 2014 at 6:08pm
Hey! I'm navjot..im 16..well going to be 17 in just 2 months :D :P I diagnosed since I was 7 yrs old..im here to make friends who can relate to me :) im d only one in my whole family..even families of family #imunique or I can say #we'runique ;) :P
Comment by alexis ray on August 10, 2014 at 4:39am
Hey :) I'm Alexis but alot of people call me lexi. I have had type 1 diabetes 13 years now. I got it when I was 3 and I'm currently 16. I'm the only one with diabetes in my entire family and it stinks:( but obviously you all know how bad it is. Please add me or something idk how this site works. Lol
Comment by Sarah on August 3, 2014 at 3:30pm

Hey! I'm Sarah and new in the site. I'm 16 and I have diabetes type 1 since my 8 years old. I don't really know any diabetic teen, so I hope I could talk and get to know some of you! =)

Comment by merna1999ms on July 21, 2014 at 1:40pm

hey guys, i"m new here. literally just signed up, i have had type 1 diabetes for 6 years now, i'm 16 now so i've had it since i was 10, i hope to find teens my age and talk to them

Comment by swisschocolate on July 16, 2014 at 3:16am

Guys, as i mentioned earlier, you are welcome in the chatroom anytime, you can also send me a FR if you want to, then we can PM eachother. i am glad to help out.

Comment by CarleShaffer on July 15, 2014 at 5:18pm
Hey guys, I'm Carle, 19 years old. Type one diabetic for a little over three years now, love to actually talk to others my age. None really around here!
Comment by Danielle Jamieson on July 11, 2014 at 2:37am

Hello everyone! My name is Danielle and I am 15 years old and have almost had diabetes for 10 years. If any of you ever want to chat send me a message and I will gladly chat with you! It's good to know I'm not alone in this :)


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Diabetes Hands Foundation Team


Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)


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