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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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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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After watching her sister die from a diabetes-related illness, Julie decided that she wasn't going to ignore her own diabetes.
John Roberts, who was a patient representative on the NICE guideline development group talks about his experience of diabetes and the importance
Bob, who  has been raising funds for Diabetes Scotland since 2012, has collected over £5,000.
Arthur Smart, 67, who was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2006, was named Diabetes UK’s East of England Volunteer of the Year in 2016. Arthur calculates that he might have had Type 2 di
Adrian has been using a Flash Glucose Monitor for more than two years. And it’s completely changed the way he manages his Type 1 diabetes.
A community in Sussex came together for a beautiful musical evening in aid of Diabetes UK.
Cerys has raised over £10,000 for Diabetes UK through a variety of events. 
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