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#TheOne – sex, dating and relationships

#TheOne campaign got young adults with Type 1 diabetes talking about sex, dating and relationships – and on life in general.

As part of the campaign young adults shared their stories of those awkward moments when it feels like Type 1 diabetes just seems to get in the way. Hypos in the heat of the moment. Insulin pump tangles. Plans screwed up to rush home to get insulin.

They also talked about how they deal with Type 1 diabetes in their relationship day-to-day, and about what it means to have someone supporting you through the ups and downs of diabetes.


Kris and Sophia

When Type 1 tries its hardest to ruin a good night, sometimes all you need is your testing kit, some perseverance and a supportive partner...


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Fawn and Chesney

When Fawn and Chesney first started dating as teenagers, Fawn tried to hide her Type 1 diabetes. It took an awkward car journey with her mum for Chesney to find out...


Ted and Storm

When Ted found himself out for dinner with Storm, he had more than just first date nerves to think about…


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