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"I had been living with Type 2 diabetes for a number of years and this is what had caused the damage to my heart."

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“By eating the right foods and losing weight, I have reversed my Type 2 diabetes.”

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“I definitely feel that emotional support should be a part of people's diabetes care."

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"As a dad, I just wanted to fix the situation. The thing I really like is that when Amy’s ‘looping’, it’s ‘got her back’."

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“I’ve had my check up since I started doing the challenge and my HbA1c has been the best it’s been for six years.”

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Debbie swims 22 miles in memory of her mum

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Video: What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. There are two main types, Type 1 and Type 2. They're different conditions, but they’re both serious.

Video: Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. About 10% of people with diabetes have Type 1. 

Video: Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. About 90% of people with diabetes have Type 2.


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