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Diabetes hasn’t runied me, it’s saved me

“Being asked ‘has someone spoken to you about your diabetes?’ by a doctor as I was lying in a hospital bed was certainly a shock considering I didn’t know I had diabetes, but at the time, I was far more concerned about the stroke I’d just had.

“The day before, I’d woken up with a terrible headache and when my husband Benn came into the room to say goodbye before he headed off to work, I didn’t respond – I couldn’t respond. I could hear everything he was saying but

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