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Tweet Like many, I always assumed that Type 1 Diabetes is most commonly diagnosed in children. So I was surprised to read in Simon O’Neil’s recent post that 57% of Type 1 diagnoses are made in people aged 20 and over. So what? For a start, I can no longer describe with delight how my…

Tweet It was the 29th March of 2007 when I began to feel something that could only have been described as ‘not myself’. (I’m now 18). As this was during the Easter period my fellow class mates were preparing themselves by making cards, painting eggs in spring colours and planning their Easter bonnets for the…

Tweet About three years ago while I was still working at Diabetes UK, I attended a conference in London where I heard some truly inspirational people talk about their experiences of diabetes and how it influenced their emotions and relationships. One man, who by complete coincidence was also diagnosed shortly after a holiday to Barbados,…

Tweet  Type 2 blogger Pushpa Kalu is 65 years-old. She was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2004. She is now on Metformin to help keep her blood glucose levels within range. Her husband Kalu was also diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2012. I found myself very immersed in he Diabetes UK publication “100…