Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2012
When I was struggling with type 2 diabetes, I had a lot of misconceptions about the condition. It felt like I was stumbling around in the dark.
Jez Joseph was aware that his family history put him at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but his diagnosis at the age of 25 still came as a shock. After struggling to manage his condition for five years, an intervention from a friend put him on the path to a healthier lifestyle.