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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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Jay, a volunteer with Type 2 Together, was motivated to make some lifestyle changes when he was diagnosed with the condition.
Malcolm talks about how going on a course makes living with diabetes easier.
Joni is supporting Taking Control, our campaign to make sure everyone has the skills and confidence to live better with diabetes.
At 52, with the help of an NHS course and a supportive wife, John lost four stone.
When Mack was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes aged 62, he was so depressed he took to his bed.
Stewart explains the practical and emotional benefits he got from going on an diabetes education course.
After 20 years of living with diabetes, Jenni thought she knew everything she needed to know.
Helen-Louise was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was three.
Helen tells us about the impact of her daughter Charlotte's Type 1 diabetes diagnosis on their lives. And how Diabetes UK events helped them learn more about the condition. 
Charlotte explains the impact going on a diabetes education course had on her life.
Kerry Derbyshire was recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
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