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Your Guide to Type 2

Whether you are newly diagnosed, or have been living with type 2 for years, here's what you need to know.

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Stories: This is Diabetes

Read inspiring stories from people whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Discover how they have overcome challenges in everyday life, to show you that you're not alone.

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Aidan’s story: running Omagh 5k for Diabetes UK NI

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Stories: This is Diabetes

Read inspiring stories from people whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Discover how they have overcome challenges in everyday life, to show you that you're not alone.

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Khadija's story: Challenges of living with diabetes from a young age

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Stories: This is Diabetes

Read inspiring stories from people whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Discover how they have overcome challenges in everyday life, to show you that you're not alone.

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Tom's story - volunteering as a befriender

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Stories: This is Diabetes

Read inspiring stories from people whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Discover how they have overcome challenges in everyday life, to show you that you're not alone.

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Reena's story: my experience with gestational diabetes

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Diabetes tech update

Thousands of people living with type 1 diabetes across England are set to receive an ‘artificial pancreas’.

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