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Wanted: diabetes bloggers

The diabetes blogWe're looking for more people with diabetes to tell their stories in the diabetes blog. So if you want to help others by sharing your experiences, download the registration form, follow the instructions and we'll set you up.

The diabetes bloggers

Faye785 has been diabetic since the age of 13 but had a healthy baby boy last year
NorthernPoet
is a marathon runner with type 1, diagnosed at the 'advanced' age of 49
Tomargan
has giant cell arteritis in addition to diabetes
tintin63 was diagnosed with type 2 a few weeks ago and is trying hard to make healthy diet changes
Caspar has type 1 and is making a concerted effort to control his glucose levels as he trains for a 10k run
Mikemandolin
is 62 and recently found out he was diabetic after having a blood test to check his cholesterol
Imogen l'etoile
is 16, has had diabetes for 2 years and is a facilitator for young people with long term conditions
Haimat
has pushed himself to prove diabetes does not have restrict what you can do
Africandoll was diagnosed as Type 1 aged 2 immediately after a car accident. She's now 16
Ne-Ne has type 1, though that's not what the doctors initially thought 8 years ago
AmyTurner has desperately been trying to get her HBa1c below 7 so she can treat herself to a bottle of champagne
Neil W
is worried his thirteen year old son is not taking his diabetes seriously enough
Mat Hipwood is a martial arts lover who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in March 2007. After a fair bit of trial and error, he's got some control over his blood sugars and is recent a DAFNE graduate
NickyT2 was diagnosed with Type 2 in 2004, along with hypothyroidism, but is sure she'd been diabetic for a long time before
Pattidevans
was diagnosed as having LADA 6 years ago and is well controlled on Levemir and Novorapid

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