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Although, I’m not quite 18 years old and have literally only been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes for less than a year, I am told to remain optimistic – what’s a lifelong condition anyway? As everyone keeps telling me, “It could be worse?” Of course, it’s easier for ‘them’ to say, after all, they’re not…

I’ve blogged about Tom’s terrifying diagnosis before but as it happened shortly before Christmas, the memory of it always comes back to me whenever it’s shortly before Christmas. As I write this, it’s shortly before Christmas 2016, which means it’s sixteen years since it happened. So that’s 16 years since Type 1 diabetes became an…

When I was rushed into A&E in August with DKA, I had no idea what was wrong with me or how my life was about to change. I was scared – really scared. Being told that you’re critically ill is difficult to take in at any age but especially when you’re only 17! Thankfully, I…

Tweet Hello, my name is Zoe Morris. I am 31 years old and live in Essex. I’m a type 1 diabetic. Diagnosed after going into severe diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) on Sunday 12 April 2015. It was in that split moment I felt like my whole world had been turned upside down. I didn’t really know…