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Re: [IP] I want to go to war but I'can't why diabetes(A RESPONSE)



that means I'm going to die that really sucks?
in 20 years  "boom boom" I'm dead
----- Original Message -----
From: RoseLea
Sent: Saturday, September 22, 2001 2:24 PM
To: email @ redacted
Subject: Re: [IP] I want to go to war but I'can't why diabetes(A RESPONSE)

> > The average life expectancy of insulin-dependent diabetics, diagnosed
> > before
> > the age of 30, has been reported as 29 years, with over half failing to
> > reach 50 years of age.
>
>Is this true?? Why haven't I heard anything like this from my doctors.
>Let's see, I was diagnosed when I was 13, I am now 22, I guess I only have
>20 years left?!?!  PRETTY SCARY AND DEPRESSING!!

Sorry, I have to respond to this one.  I just celebrated my 50th birthday
and was dx'd when I was 11 years old.   This is all definitely a YMMV thing.

PRL (who ain't dead yet)
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