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DIabetes affecting your skin
Shakira
When meters and tests aren't enough
Don't let diabetes put you down!
Living with type 2
Travelling in London
Life with type 1 diabetes
The importance of your diabetes team
About transition
About type 1 diabetes

DIabetes affecting your skin

Aislinn
20.01.2009
Diabetes has been ... Read More

Shakira

Shakira forsyth
24.12.2008
Hey guys, I'm Shakira, I'm 16 and have type one diabetes.I've had it for a year and I'm still not used to it yet. Before I got Diabetes I was the biggest scardey cat of ... Read More

When meters and tests aren't enough

Angus McPhail
06.12.2008
My story would not be classed as inspirational but I hope that you add the information on your web pages,and warn other type 2 diabetics of this condition. I have been a type 2 diabetic ... Read More

Don't let diabetes put you down!

Anonymous
17.09.2008
I was told at the age of 4 that I had diabetes, I went for about 2 years being really sick wetting the bed ... Read More

Living with type 2

Sara Blackwell
22.09.2008
I was an 8 year old yougster when I got the life changing news I have diabetes. I'm now 20 years old and a second year nurse and grade 2 community service worker and to be honest ... Read More

Travelling in London

Anonymous
15.10.2008
Hi, I just thought I would share a recent diabetic story! I have been recently travelling around the UK and Europe. During my last day in London before heading to visit friends, I experienced a ... Read More

Anonymous
25.05.2009
telling people. when i was diagnosed with diabetes at 19 years of age, i had troubles deciding who to tell. i didnt want to tell too many people because i wanted things ot stay normal. some peopel i ... Read More

Anonymous
28.05.2009
Hey my name is Amelia. I just turned 19 in March. I was recently diagnoisesd with type 1 diabetes two weeks ago. Its compelelty changed my life for the good. I'm positive I'm learning new information ... Read More

Emma Howard
21.06.2009
Hey guys! i just thought i would tell you a little bit about my opinion on the insulin pump and a little advice for those wondering what the insulin pump is like. My Diabetic educator always said to ... Read More

renee marshall
24.10.2009
I as diagnosed at the age of 4 on christmas eve. Im now 18 and have had a lot of hospital admissions since being diagnosed. Most of them being for DKA. In june 2007 when i was in year 10 i was ... Read More

brittany wilcox
07.07.2010
Well it all started when I was 13, I was losing ... Read More

Roo
17.11.2009
So tomorrow is the 18th anniversary of of my diabetes diagnosis. Being 22 i've pretty much lived my whole life with diabetes so really don't know life without it. Whilst it hasn't been the greatest ... Read More

Anonymous
03.04.2010
This is one of those shit days. I don't know how I'm going to be as they put it 'inspiring', but lets face it, every diabetic has one of these days. As for the people who manage this site, if they're ... Read More

Anonymous
02.05.2010
Diabetes and the HSC the inevtiable duo for any adolescent in secondary education. Whilst these two on their own are like a natural disaster, imagine having to deal with both of them at the same ... Read More

Dioni Pinilla
29.07.2010
I was 24 when I diagnosed I am now 25. In May this year (2010) I started to feel very tired and exhausted for no apparent reason. I decided to go to the doctors and see what was going on with my ... Read More

Anonymous
03.08.2010
hi my name is tennika and i have 2 people in my family with diabetes,thier names are: Rachel&Chris, Rachel has had diabtese for almost 10years, diagnosed when she was 7 at the southbank childrens ... Read More

Anonymous
09.10.2010
I have a 14 year old daughter who has type 1 diabetes. She has come to me very confused and upset. She knows that she has to check her blood and administer insulin (through a pump) but sometimes she ... Read More

Anonymous
30.10.2010
i have had diabetes since i was nine and now im seventeen so thats eight years living with dibetes. i don't really understand when people say that having diabetes is hard and i dont like it when ... Read More

CLINTON INGRAM
26.11.2010
HELLO EVERYONE MY NAME IS CLINTON.WHEN I MOVED FROM NEW YORK TO SEATTLE IN NOVEMBER OF 20007.THIS IS WHEN I FOUND OUT THAT I HAD TYPE 2 DIABETES. MY SISTER HUSBAND FOUND ME IN THE RESTROOM SHOWER ... Read More

Anonymous
05.01.2011
I was told i had type 2 diabetes and im only 19 years old girl and dont know how to sing up for ndss to get help with buying the thing for my diabetes Read More

Anonymous
08.08.2011
Hi my name is Tegan I’m 16 years old and I am a type one diabetic I was diagnosed only a few months ago. I live out in the country so before I went to the doctor I did my own research on why I was ... Read More

scotty parker
06.09.2011
hi I'm a 15 yr old my story starts when i had a chest infection I went a hospital to see the results of my blood tests the docter said i had high blood sugars then he asked if i had a family history ... Read More

Anonymous
17.10.2011
I was 17 when i was told that i have diabetes and their has been no change with it it has been 10 long months and still my doctors can't tell my what type it is. I get sick all the time now. Read More

Anonymous
20.12.2011
G'day everyone, I got diagnosed with type one diabetes around June this year, though I believe I had it for 4 months or so before being bothered to go to the Doctor. I come from a family where you ... Read More

Life with type 1 diabetes

Eleanor Lisk
19.08.2008
I was told I had type 1 diabetes on December 27th 2006. I was 17 years of age and was losing a lot of weight, drinking so much water it wasn't funny, losing lots of hair and grumpy all the time. It ... Read More

The importance of your diabetes team

Anonymous
19.08.2008
I was first diagnosed when I was 7 years old, I am now 16. At first I was frightened and I was confused but with the right help I was able to go on with life. I have overcome many tough challenges, I ... Read More

About transition

Shane (Last Name not provided)
17.07.2008
For 23 year old Shane, going through transition - moving on from school - proved a pretty hard and crazy time. He did get through it . This is his story below. ... Read More

About type 1 diabetes

Amy (Last Name not provided)
17.07.2008
Nineteen year old Amy was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was ten years of age. Amy lives in Sydney and is currently studying social work at university. Below is Amy's story. ... Read More