Diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 58 in 2005.
It’s important for some people with diabetes to take part in research trials. I’ve benefited from lots of different diabetes treatments and I’m grateful to people who took part.
Brenda has type 1 diabetes. She joined a trial of the Janssen coronavirus vaccine last year, before the two main vaccines were launched in the UK. She talks about what it’s like to be part of a research trial and looking after her diabetes during the pandemic.