What's Your Diagnosis Story?

What's Your Diagnosis Story?

Last updated: October 2022

Learning that you have a chronic illness like diabetes can be challenging in many ways. A diagnosis can often leave you wondering, "What's next?" and can lead to both physical and emotional challenges and hurdles. If you are having a hard time, you are not alone - it is not easy!

Whether you're recently been diagnosed or have been managing your type 2 diabetes for a while, we want to hear from you.

What do you remember about your diagnosis? Was it a surprise? What did your doctor tell you or what do you wish they had told you? How has life changed since your diagnosis?

Share your story with us here on our site, or connect with others on our Facebook and Twitter.

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