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Kristina Tomić

Two Olympic athletes representing Croatia live with type 1 diabetes. They talk about their condition and how they manage it ahead of a big competition.
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Parenting a child with diabetes can be challenging but also very rewarding. A mother's message to her daughter to mark the tenth anniversary of her type 1 diabetes diagnosis.
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For many children living with diabetes and their families, lack of diabetes awareness is the primary issue faced at school.
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People living with psoriatic disease are twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Why is this happening and is there anything that can be done about it?
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2021 marks the centenary of the discovery of insulin. Dr Richard Beaser describes the events that unfolded in Toronto in 1921 and some of the significant developments in diabetes care that have occurred since then.
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