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Diabetes Assist” or “Alert Dogs” can help people with diabetes have a greater sense of comfort and stability.
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Football can be an unforgiving sport. One community is helping people with diabetes to overcome the challenges and achieve their personal goals.
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COVID-19 heat map South America

South America has been hit hard by COVID-19. Two perspectives shed further light on how people with diabetes in the region are coping with the ongoing impact of the pandemic.
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Tazul (middle) with Dr Bedowra Zabeen (left) and Mr Kamrul Huda

Tazul Islam lives with type 1 diabetes and was recently infected with COVID-19. He shares his experience of living with and recovering from the virus.
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Travelling is a passion shared by many people and a diagnosis of diabetes should not be an obstacle to exploring the world.
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    COVID-19 and diabetes
    The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency. People with diabet...
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  • Jessica Apple in her kitchen
    Living with diabetes
    LADA and life after bagels: a low-carb journey
    Jessica Apple was diagnosed with LADA at the age of 35. Together with her husband Mike, she has emba...
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  • Muhammad Ali
    Living with diabetes
    Fighting for the freedom to compete
    Muhammad Ali made history on September 15, 2018, becoming the first UK boxer with type 1 diabetes to...
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  • Nicole Smith-Holt protest high cost of insulin
    Advocating for diabetes
    Alec’s Story: when the high cost of insulin destroys lives
    There’s a reason why insulin affordability matters to Nicole Smith-Holt. In 2017, Nicole’s adult son...
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