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Diabetes UK's Support Forum is a place for you to exchange knowledge and experiences with other people with diabetes, family and carers.
With more than 600,000 posts, it's one of the best ways to gain new diabetes information.
I know that often people come to the forum because they feel they have received poor or inadequate care from the NHS, but I sometimes feel that the good, positive stories get overlooked...
1 in 4 people have experienced restrictions, or were refused test strips on the NHS compared to 1 in 5 people four years ago.
As a teenager, I was too focused on becoming a good musician to ever really get involved in ‘teenage life’ and thus avoided some of the detriment that such a lifestyle could have had on a recently diagnosed diabetic.
Our Helpline offers the chance to talk to someone who understands about the challenges of diabetes.