Stories from diabetics

Type 1 28 years Wigan, UK

I'm a ginger actor and comedian. I am currently studying a postgraduate degree in acting at the academy of live and recorded arts. I was a former maths teacher graduating from Warwick University.I did not

Type 1 25 years India

I have been living with type 1 diabetes for 11 years now! I am a professional dancer and choreographer and the founder of The Diabesties Foundation! When not working on diabetes or dance, you can

Type 1 29 years Istanbul, Turkey

I am part of the T1D runner team. Running, playing basketball and swimming is a big part of my life. Also traveling, doing multiple sports and my interest in business is half of my life.

Type 1 21 years England

I'm from London, I love sport, hanging out with friends and traveling. I was diagnosed at age 11 with diabetes type 1. I didn't hide my diabetes at first but then began too as I

type 1 29 years Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I’m a copywriter, a content planner and a creative project coordinator. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was 20 years old.Emotionally, it was tough. I couldn’t come to terms with a sudden

type 2 42 years United States

Currently I take 4 times a day Metformin pills. I don't take any insulin and I never used any other form of medication. It alway have been some brand of Metformin. The dosage has changed

type 1 23 years The Netherlands

I was diagnosed when I was 9 years old. It has been a really tough journey throughout the years, especially because of the complications I got. I'm fighting with severe neuropathy, permanent feeding tube over

type 1 23 years United States

I was diagnosed when I was 19 years old. I love writing, traveling, meeting new people, sports, and the outdoors. I especially love interacting with the T1 community! Didn't grow up with diabetes - but

type 1 28 years England

I was diagnosed when I was 23 years old. I did not grew up as a child with diabetes. Emotionally was the hardest part. I live in a society where healthcare is free at the