Wanting to meet some friends

Hey, I am 17 years old. was recently diagnosed with T1D a month ago, I was wondering If I could meet anyone here online preferbly near the Twin Cities because I don’t have any friends in my life who are diabetic and I would like to meet others who are just like me.

Hi Andrew @pheonixfirebear! Welcome to TypeOneNation! I’m Abby, 17 years old and diagnosed age 7. I’m so glad you found this site–it’s a great place to chat, ask questions, and meet others like us!
I, like many people on here, don’t have any T1D friends in my area, so I’ve created a few awesome group chats for T1D teens from around the world. I’d love to add you to one! Feel free to pm me and we can exchange contact info.