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Meet our Volunteer Spotlight for August 2022, John Bridges
Meet our Volunteer Spotlight for July 2022, Nicola Beynon
Adam was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes during the first lockdown, when his girlfriend was expecting their first child.
Harry in Diabetes UK vest smiling outside
Harry has lived with diabetes for most of his life so knows first-hand the impact it can have on everyday life.
Our volunteer, Elysa
Not only has Elysa found her passion through diabetes research, but she spends her spare time volunteering - teaching others about the important topic of gestational diabetes.
Linda wearing an every step counts t-shirt holding a certificate saying stepping superstar
Linda, 63, has done the One Million Step Challenge for the past four years.
Our volunteer, James
James has experienced the changes that diabetes can bring. From an uncertain diagnosis to volunteering door-to-door, it’s been a learning curve.  
Our volunteer, Syed
Syed has experienced firsthand how type 2 diabetes can affect families and communities.
Our volunteer, Shelby
Shelby has ridden the ups and downs of the type 1 diabetes rollercoaster and found joy in sharing her experiences through volunteering.
Michelle in wheelchair looking away from camera
Michelle talks about managing being a young person with type 2 and living with other health conditions. 
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