Hi Jessica, I am 20 years of age and I was diagnosed when I was 19 years old. it took me a while to get there as my doctor use to do the same thing look at me as if I was too young, but its your body and only you can tell if there is something not right, doctors are there just to confirm it and give treatment in my eyes we are the real doctors. I am the sort of person who just accepts whats been said and keeps my mouth shut, but not this time I knew something was not right as I was in a lot of pain, so I went to my local surgery and demanded I saw a different doctor, it took me a few weeks before getting my own way with them but I got there in the end. I then had an appointment with my new doctor and he was shocked when I told him that my last doctors refused to test me, he got me tested within a 2days of my appointment, I had ultra scans, blood tests, and they had me diagnosed in the same week. when i was nearly 20 me and my partner of 5 years decided to start trying for a baby now we had our own home and both have stable jobs, i got pregnant within a month but sadly miscarried and i have recently had a second one. but went back to doctors he sent me to a gynaecologist who was brilliant gave me all the help and advise i needed has now put me on metiformin so hoping we might be on the right track now... i had the second miscarriage because i was stressing about it too much which caused the miscarriage, so my advise to you is to get a new doctor and dont take no for an answer, and stay stress free dont let it stress you out. good luck with the weight loss and your wedding.... oh forgot to add that i was not losing much weight but then i went onto metiformin and ive lost 1stone in the last 2 months so metiformin is worth asking about. regards beccaView Thread
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