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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Megan, 27, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 14 years ago.
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Rachel Salt's son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 17.
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Josh is 12 years old and his grandfather, 'Gumps', lives with Type 2 diabetes and his cousin Evie

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Megan, 27, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 14 years ago.
Sandra and David Thomson took on 1 Million Steps in 2017. Here’s Sandra’s story:
Rachel Salt's son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 17. After a difficult spell he fell in to a coma and ended up in intensive care.
Megan, 28 is taking on the London Marathon this year marking her 20th year of living with Type 1 diabetes.
Selwyn’s wife Michelle was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 42 years ago at the aged of just 7, after falling into a diabetic coma. 
Josh is 12 years old and his grandfather, 'Gumps', lives with Type 2 diabetes and his cousin Evie was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes aged 10.
Tom was devastated when his daughter, Alison, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. But getting involved with us helped them learn to manage her condition.
Hannah and Jacob Kunert who both have Type 1 diabetes are taking on the Tough Mudder challenge in May.
Steve, 29 from Glasgow, scaled the legendary Old Man of Hoy.
Mark, 58, a sales professional was diagnosed with Type 2  diabetes 18 years ago.
Andrea, 50, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes 18 years ago, aged 32.
Susan Ingham is treasurer of the Taunton local support group and recently received the Robert Lawrence Medal for living with Type 1 diabetes for 60 years. 
Diane understands diabetes having lived with the condition from an early age.
Read Harry's story, told by his mum, Nicola:
26-year-old David lives in Newport, Wales and was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 19 years old.
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