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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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Sue is a nurse and a mum of two boys. Her youngest son Oliver has Type 1 diabetes. Through work, Sue got emotional and mental health support from a clinical psychologist.
Our family signed up to go on the Type 1 Family Weekender because our four year old daughter, Olivia, had been dia
When Katrina’s daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes aged 10, they had a steep learning curve ahead of them.
Seven mums share their experiences of managing their child's diabetes. At diagnosis you’re thrown right into the deep end.
Mum Sara tells how a Diabetes UK Type 1 event made a world of difference to her daughter Lilly's life and helped the family turn the condition into a positive experience.
Oliver and his mum Sue would like to share the video they made about Oliver's diabetes.
When three-year-old Mia was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, her nursery and family friend joined forces to raise money for Diabetes UK.
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