Happy birthday! I turned 60 this year, and this month is my 49th with diabetes.
Happy Belated 49th Laura, and happy 34th birthday Cinderfella!! Your both 60 so happy diabetes birthdays, I hope you both get the gift of good health.
Happy Birthday! *Happy Birthday! **Happy Birthday!
Most happy birthday to you!
Congratulations Cinderfella. Happy, happy birthday. It sounds like you are doing very well! 68 here, 60 yrs with type 1, almost married 50 yrs. Life is still good.
Happy Birthday Cinderfella!
Happy Birthday .Nancy50
Happy Birthday Cinderella! And many many more happy healthy ones!
Happy birthday to all you August babies! 64 on the 19th, 44 years as a T1, married 36 years. Life is indeed good😊
Happy belated birthday! When I was diagnosed in 1966 at age 12, my mother started to cry. The doctor told her, “Don’t cry. Your daughter probably will live to be 99 because she will watch her diet, get good exercise, and take better care of herself than other children her age.” I am now 65 with 53 years as a T1. I see no reason why my pediatrician’s prediction cannot be true for both you and me… so hang in there. You have at least 39 years to go!
Happy Birthday oops maybe small piece of cake. Enjoy your special day.
Happy, happy Birthday!! I am 60, with 53 1/2 years with diabetes. As others have said, I did not expect to live this long - that wasn’t what was expected at that time of diagnosis. And yet here we are. Congratulations. And keep on celebrating!
Happy Birthday. Keep up the great work
Happy Birthday 72 here and been diabetic since 1976 (43 years). Treatment has come a long way have a pump and CGM now. Everything in moderation is my mantra. Keep up he good work.
Love the fact that the doctor included exercise in that list. I reckon it’s one of the most under prescribed things for tackling diabetes. What an awsesome list of things that doc said!
Happy birthday! Best wishes to you!
And to you @Janice_gogo , Thanks for joining our community, WELCOME
**Diagnosed in 1964 (9 years old)and the doc said I would not make it to 30 years old. I am 65 now and still doing it one day at a time. Never give up! **
Well done, so glad you made it long enough to find us here at TuD.
Welcome and please do not hesitate to post any questions you may have on the forum.
Congrats to all the “older” people. I am 68, got T1 30+ years ago. Now waiting on my first pump. A little loss of feeling in my toes, otherwise still going strong. T1 is difficult to manage - the rewards of good management are things we all take for granted - life just goes on as normal. T1 only lets you know when things are not going well, so it is unlike many disorders where there is a “reward” (feeling better) for treatment/good management. But it is worth persisting!