Type1 for 30 Plus Years


Type1 for 30 Plus Years

For those who've had Type 1 diabetes for a long time. I don't really care how long. Just long.

Members: 351
Latest Activity: Sep 9

Diabetes Forum

You Did Not Take Good Care Of Yourself???

Started by Richard157. Last reply by Marie Torregrosa Sep 7. 20 Replies

Those of us who have been type 1 for a very long time have probably dealt with a lot of ignorance from people giving us bad advice. Has anyone ever told you that "You Did Not Take Care Of Yourself"?…Continue

Joslin Medalist Program

Started by Emily Coles. Last reply by shoshana27 Jun 8. 55 Replies

Hey fellow D long-timers,If you've had diabetes for 50 years or more, you're eligible for a…Continue

Tags: medalist, gold medal, Joslin

Our minds, our thinking... ???

Started by Stuart. Last reply by Stuart Jun 5. 25 Replies

Consider with this much experience, how has diabetes fundamentally effected the ways you think about & filter things?!?!How has our diabetes changed our psychology whether we are aware of it or…Continue

Tags: effects, mental-diabetes, floss, psychological, behavior

Osteoporosis meds?

Started by Marypat. Last reply by Sue R. Feb 27. 3 Replies

Are there any T1s who are taking meds for osteoporosis? What is your experience? I have seen 4 doctors and have 4 different opinions and still no treatment plan.Continue

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Comment by Richard157 on August 31, 2013 at 11:54am

Shoshana, there was an 80 year medal awarded this year at Joslin. It was created this year and was the first one ever awarded. You will be eligible for that one very soon.

Comment by handsew on August 31, 2013 at 8:14am

32 years almost 53 can't believe there is a group just for me thanks

Comment by richthediabetic on August 27, 2013 at 10:11pm

Wow, I'm seeing all of these posts of all of you with T1 years in the 50's and one of you with 77 years now?! Amazing! Glad I found this group. Hope you all have a great week. Be strong!

Comment by shoshana27 on August 27, 2013 at 6:48pm

thank you all for the congrats & stay well yourselves

Comment by Richard157 on August 27, 2013 at 6:27pm

Shoshanna, you have been type 1 for ten years longer than me. Congratulations!!

Comment by Betty J on August 27, 2013 at 5:59pm

Congratulations Terrie on your 43 years, may you have many more to come.

Comment by Betty J on August 27, 2013 at 5:57pm

It is amazing Shoshanana and I congratulate you ahead of time.

Comment by shoshana27 on August 27, 2013 at 1:50am


Comment by Terrie on August 26, 2013 at 11:15pm

Congrats on your 43 years with D Rich AND for surviving cardiac arrest.Wow! Glad you made it through that terrible time. You have a good attitude. Keep that up.

I'll be celebrating my 52 Anniversary surviving Diabetes
in December. Another year to be thankful for. :)

Best wishes for your quick recovery Ladies.

Comment by Betty J on August 26, 2013 at 6:38pm

Thank you for you well wishes Lisa and no never had any heart issues.


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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

Bradford (has type 1)


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

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)


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