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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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I met Martin at a Diabetes UK summer camp in 2000. We were both there as volunteers.
Jay, a volunteer with Type 2 Together, was motivated to make some lifestyle changes when he was diagnosed with the condition.
How Type 1 Events have helped us and our family David was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2011 when he was eight.
"With the Type 2 together group, we were able to meet in an informal situation, no one was lecturing us and we were all in it together."For John, it was no surprise when he was diagnosed w
"When you're diganosed with Type 2 diabetes, you can feel overwhelemed.
“I’m the first to admit I’m not the perfect example because I sometimes struggle with my sugar levels and I like to have a drink, but I think that helps others to open up." Dave was 40 yea
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