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This is Diabetes - Everyone's story is different

Everyone's story is different.

Whether you’re looking for advice, you’re having a bad day, or you just want to talk to people like you, you’ll find everything you need right here.

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This is Diabetes

This is the moment my life changed

A diabetes diagnosis can be life-changing. We explore the impact of finding out you have diabetes - from the initial shock to dealing with your emotions and everything in between.

This is never being held back

Diabetes doesn't stop you from living your life to the full. Whether that's pursuing your career or your favourite hobbies, or enjoying time with friends and family, diabetes shouldn't hold you back.

This is dealing with opinions

So often we hear misconceptions about diabetes. It's a hidden condition that many people don't understand. Talking more about diabetes can help others to see what you're going through.

"If I didn’t have diabetes, I wouldn't have the good habits that I have today, like exercise and eating well. So I’d tell other young people to just live life fully. Kaajal

During our campaign, you’ll hear from KaajalLizJon, GinaSnita, Libby's parents Jayne and Mike and our video producer Matt, as they talk about what life with diabetes is like for them. Kaajal was made to feel different as a child for managing her type 1 diabetes. But diabetes has never kept her from her dream of becoming a designer and helping others with type 1.

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Living with diabetes

Find information to help you live well with diabetes. From advice about treatments and what to eat, to practical guidance and emotional support, we've got you covered.
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Need to talk?

Call our helpline for advice on all aspects of living with diabetes. Whether you have a question or just want to talk to someone who knows about diabetes, we're here for you.
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Sign up to our online forum where you can exchange knowledge and experiences with other people living with diabetes. Join our community today.
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