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Do you have a story about living diabetes to help or encourage others? Whatever your story and experience, we would be delighted to hear from you.

These are stories of people from all walks of life. Each one is there to inspire, to highlight different aspects of living with diabetes, or simply to show that – whatever your situation – you're not alone.

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When Harini from London was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, it spurred her on to get out of her c
After nearly 40 years with Type 1, Kate’s life has been revol
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Being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes came out of the blue for Rob, but he was determined to learn

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I was first diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2015 but this is not where my diabetes story begins.
When Harini from London was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, it spurred her on to get out of her comfort zone and change her inactive lifestyle.
After nearly 40 years with Type 1, Kate’s life has been revolutionised by new diabetes technology.
Being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes came out of the blue for Rob, but he was determined to learn as much as he could about his condition so it wouldn’t hold him back.
Charlotte is 28 years old and lives in London. She is training to be a professional wrestler. And has had Type 1 diabetes since she was three years old.
Tom started learning guitar a few years before he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes age 13.
Tom tells us about the support he received at university, and how it helped him deal with the ups and downs of Type 1 diabetes and student life.
Jason has lost 17 stone and his Type 2 diabetes is in remission after a gastric bypass.
When you follow your dreams, you learn new ways to manage your diabetes, says Ann.
Emma is from Northern Ireland and is studying for a masters at the University of Glasgow. She shares her tips on moving away from home and settling into uni life.
Kaja was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes towards the end of her first term at university, after what she thought was a bout of freshers' flu.
Brian has found exercising and diabetes can go together with a little help from his insulin pump and a different approach.
Laura, 24, and Zoe, 26, have been friends all their lives.
Exercise is a key way that people can manage their diabetes, but finding the time to fit it into your daily schedule isn’t always easy.
Jay, a volunteer with Type 2 Together, was motivated to make some lifestyle changes when he was diagnosed with the condition.
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