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MODY

Tweet Share Some day my enthusiasm for science will be the end of me; whenever an opportunity to take part in research comes up I’m the one hopping up and down: “Yaay science! Me, me, do me!” “…so what is it you want to do?” “…really…?” “…a whole arm?” I’m pleased to report that I still…

Hi, my name is Morag. I’m 38, I live in Glasgow, and I have a rare genetic type of diabetes called MODY. About 12 years ago, when I was a slim 26-year-old, I was diagnosed with “Type 2” diabetes after glucose showed up in a routine urine test. This surprised me less than it surprised…

Tweet Share When most people hear the word ‘diabetes’ they tend to assume that you have to be either fat or ridiculously unhealthy in your diet to have it. Well mines not down to either of these two factors – it’s genetic. My name is Steph, I’m a 23 year old from Watford, Hertfordshire and…