Was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2002
I think having type 1 diabetes has definitely led to my career as a nurse.
Chloe Gillum, 26, from Weston Super Mare, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of nine. Her experiences as a child made her want to become a nurse and work with children. She now works as a nurse specialist in a hospital.
She shares her experiences and knowledge of type 1 diabetes with her colleagues. Chloe is learning to balance her work and wellbeing so that she can reach her goal of becoming a paediatric nurse.