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“Volunteering has become who I am. It’s not a side line, it’s who I’ve become in the next stage of my life. You’re recognised for it and it gives you identity.
Amanda was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 18.
Neil was medically discharged from the Royal Navy when he started taking insulin to treat his type 2 diabetes.
Michelle has always been athletic, so when she was diagnosed with prediabetes it came as quite a shock.
Chris, a disability awareness trainer and accessibility consultant, lost all useful vision at the age of 8 due to a combination of an extremely rare medical condition and a seemingly routine case o
Sharon and Harj's 11 year old son Mahn was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in May 2020.
Musician Cara, who has had type 1 diabetes since 2007, had to cancel her performances and put her life on hold during the pandemic.
'We’ve loved working together and had a lot of fun at meetings and events.
Mary talks about how technology has made her life easier and her diabetes more manageable, just one of the reasons she's been fundraising for us for years.
Darren, engineer come stand-up comedian, lives with type 2 diabetes and arthritis.
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