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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 am greater than highs and lows."

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"If you look after emotional health, you can have a fulfilling life with a medical condition"

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Debbie swims 22 miles in memory of her mum

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"The underlying psychological part of diabetes wasn't recognised"

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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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