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My daughter is 17yrs old and has has type 1 since age 8. She's not managing her diabetes well and I'm concerned. When do serious health problems emerge? And what should I expect?

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8 Answers
I'm a dad supporting a child with type 1 diabetes since 1996.
Springfield, PA
I'd like to offer some help. Can I catch you for a phone call? If so, let me know and we can use email to coordinate.

Centralia, IL
I am 16 years old going on 17

Living with type 1 diabetes.
Independence, MO
I was dx at 11 now I am 24, If I can help let me know!

Living with type 1 diabetes.
Independence, MO
Eyesight and kidney function are the biggest things.. Also neuropathy and slow healing wounds that can lead to infection..

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2002.
Philadelphia, PA
I take good care and my eyesight gets bad. My wounds take forever to heal.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
I'm almost 32 and type 1 for 14 years. I've ignored it pretty much my whole life.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
My circulation isn't too good but could be worse, my eyesight is horrible (cataracts) my blood pressure is up because of early kidney disease. As I'm currently pregnant, I'm in hospital buying days

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
Between getting to the point I need dialysis and delivering my baby prematurely. I'm currently 26w along and could deliver at anytime then a baby who if survives will live in special care for 3mo

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