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

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My pregnancy was without doubt the hardest thing I've ever done, but worth every minute to have baby James safe in my arms. My control wasn't as good as it should have been when we starte
Stay positive and never tell yourself what you won’t be able to achieve says Georgina who hasn't let diabetes get in the way of her life.
Type 1 diabetes was a mystery to me several years ago. Nobody I knew closely had it and I thought it was something that always developed in childhood.
I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of three years old.
Carly shares her experience of pregnancy to support other women with diabetes.Three years ago my husband and I decided that we would like to start a family.
Alan, Administrator for the Diabetes Support Forum, explains why the forum was set up and how it provides a platform for people to share and exchange information.I’m Alan, and I am the Adm
Becky ran a half marathon to raise awareness of diabetes.
 "I didn't know I had diabetes and was only diagnosed after three miscarriages and being told by my GP that I was just 'unlucky'.
Bridget Wilkins who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of nine, talks about changing attitudes towards diabetes over the past 60 years..
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