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My name is David, I’m 48 years old and I live in Manchester England. For the last fifteen years I have been associated with the health care industry and have developed an interest in the disease of Diabetes. Recently a friend was telling me that she saw a newspaper article that tried to make the point that patients living with diabetes, especially type II diabetes, were solely responsible for bringing the disease upon themselves. She was very angry and upset about the article and so was I as nobody really knows how diabetes starts. Once diagnosed we do know that for some patients and family members it can be very very worrying and the cause of much anguish and torment because complications as a result of diabetes are severe.
My aim is to provide helpful and supportive information to patients and family members who are a part of the family of millions of people worldwide who live with diabetes.
It is national diabetes week in the UK and the leading charity Diabetes UK has released the following press release.
'A Diabetes UK survey has found that nearly one million people in the UK could be risking their health and experiencing emotional distress by keeping their diabetes a secret.
As a result Diabetes UK is raising awareness of the importance of talking about diabetes during Diabetes Week this year (12 to 18 June) and we are encouraging anyone having…Continue
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