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diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Mar 23, 2012. 15 Replies

hey im a diabetic type one, and also got diagnosed at nine years of age. (now sixteen).it started from having chicken pox, so im led to believe. i got chicken pox in september, during this time i…Continue

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Apr 10, 2012
Ella Nurse replied to clouder's discussion 'Low sugars - has anyone felt this sympton'
"i get this an awful lot! i also get really argumentative/snappy with people xx"
Mar 31, 2012
Timothy replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"no flu vaccines were not widely avail back then. I finished vaccines in grade school. I got the varicella vaccine all alone at 21.Of course it could have been cause by anything. It was just interesting that someone on here has developed diabetes…"
Mar 23, 2012
Timothy replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"Catching the disease naturally has an even greater impact on your immune system than does getting a vaccine. I only assume the varicella vaccine is what started the immune response in me. It could have be coincidence. It could have been something…"
Mar 23, 2012
timmy replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"nope never had one. Hadnt had any vaccine since i was a bubba"
Mar 23, 2012
KCCO replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"I'm wondering if you had a flu vaccine prior to that....?"
Mar 23, 2012
timmy replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"8-10 yrs? you would be very lucky...T1 is not reversable either"
Mar 23, 2012
KCCO replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"While I don't agree with all this, I do like your last sentence. Unfortunately, I think doctors like to shoot first and ask questions later since so few people (comparatively) will have that autoimmune response triggered."
Mar 23, 2012
Timothy replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"Funny you should post this. I got my first chicken pox vaccine when I was 21. That is when it first came out. I never got the disease naturally and my doc. told me that getting it as an adult is far worse than as a child so I better get the vaccine.…"
Mar 23, 2012
palomino replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"They suspect that certain viruses may act as triggers for T1... The most common ones that have been implicated are Coxsackie B Virus (enteric/gastrointestinal virus) and Cytomegaloviruses (like Epstein-Barr or Mono). Also, rotaviruses (also affects…"
Mar 22, 2012
Ella Nurse replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"okay, well im in united kingdom. i take 3 injections of novorapid a day, with each meal, and 40 units of levimere at 9pm. its so annoying lol. i dont eat no sweets anymore. x"
Mar 22, 2012
KCCO replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"I take Lantus and Apidra. But I've been supplementing recently with cinnamon, ALA, cod liver oil, and whey protein isolate. They have really made a difference for me. I take ones that have the least amount of fillers in them and the most amount…"
Mar 22, 2012
Ella Nurse replied to Ella Nurse's discussion 'diagnosed at 9, after chicken pox twice in a month.'
"i love pasta, and cheese and all them foods -.- which is annoying because my sugar levels are bad with pasta! but slim fast has improved them so much. i also suffer from a lack of a certain vitamin, which causes light headedness, dizzy, and sick and…"
Mar 22, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Gain advice.
Date diagnosed
October 21, 2004
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
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Im 16, diagnosed at 9 years old - after having 2 lots of chicken pox in the space of two months. Came on here to meet people who have diabetes and understand.

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At 8:14am on July 14, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Ella....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 7:10am on July 14, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Ella. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 4:02am on July 14, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 7:04pm on December 4, 2011, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.

At 1:16pm on December 3, 2011, Linda G said…

Welcome home Ella....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 8:20am on December 3, 2011, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST FAMILIES YOU WILL EVER MEET MY FRIEND!!!! WE'RE GLAD YOU JOINED US!!!!!!!!!! Please introduce yourself on our forum. Questions??? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum and you will get many answers there.

Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

At 6:06am on December 3, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!

At 6:40pm on December 2, 2011, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

 
 
 

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