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Your Stories

Do you have a story about 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 or being affected by diabetes, or simply to show that – whatever your situation – you're not alone.

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After developing gestational diabetes during both of her pregnancies, Zena was diagnosed with Typ
Kaja was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes after her first term at uni.
John, a retired social worker and former Merchant Navy Chaplin, didn’t face up to having Type 2 d

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Kaja was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes after her first term at uni. It was a huge shock but the uni, her new friends, her mum and brother supported her.
Our family signed up to go on the Type 1 Family Weekender because our four year old daughter, Olivia, had been dia
Laura, 24, and Zoe, 26, have been friends all their lives.
Jay, a volunteer with Type 2 Together, was motivated to make some lifestyle changes when he was diagnosed with the condition.
Steve, 27, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes after being treated for a rare lung disease and has developed a passion for fitness.
“Type One? Really? But isn’t that what you’re born with?” is the response I get when I tell people I was diagnosed with the condition, aged 38 years old.
Blogger Natalie Welshwas diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in May this year.
Adrian talks about being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and talks about his positive experiences. Adrian says Type 1 diabetes is just another of life's complications. Adrian's story
Carla's story "My story started at 36, by not feeling well. I lost a lot of weight very quickly and I was extremely tired all the time.
When three-year-old Mia was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, her nursery and family friend joined forces to raise money for Diabetes UK.
Kate, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in March 2012, had just turned 18 and was in the middle of 'A' Levels.
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