Home > Medical > Diabetes > Real-life story Real-life story All sections in Diabetes » About Diabetes » Diabetes & other Organs » Diabetes and Pregnancy » Diabetes and the Elderly » Children & Teens » Diet and Obesity » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Diabetes » Multimedia » Diabetes News » Real-life Story » Support Groups » The Glycaemic Index » Treatment: Type 1 » Treatment: Type 2 » What to do in a crisis » Who is at risk These are real life diabetes stories of people overcoming their medical challenges of life with diabetes to grow and prosper. Read more diabetes personal stories here. Flo Simba: in the boxing ring with type 1 diabetes From a softly spoken, humble athlete with type 1 diabetes to a gladiator in the boxing ring, this is the story of Flo Simba. Isidingo's Ma Agnes: my life with diabetes Actress Keketso Semoko, known to millions as Isidingo's Ma Agnes, has been living with type 2 diabetes for seven years. Here's her story. Gestational diabetes: twins on board Are you pregnant? Have you been tested for gestational diabetes? Celeste Smith lost a baby due to this condition. Here's what she wishes she had known before she fell pregnant. Sailing for diabetes Eddie Crane, a sailing enthusiast is attempting to be the first diabetic to circumnavigate the globe in the Clipper Ventures 2011- 2012 race. Kwaito star Howza stands up for diabetes SA kwaito and TV star Howza (Generations, Backstage and Big Up) has launched a music video about diabetes, just in time for World Diabetes Day. 'Diet and exercise cured my diabetes' At only 29 Nicola Davidson was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. She is now 22kg lighter and no longer on diabetes medication, having ‘cured’ herself through good old-fashioned diet and exercise. This is her story. Life with diabetes: I want to live until I'm 105 Camilla Rossil was only four years old when she was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Today she is a model diabetic patient, but it wasn't always that way. Here's her story. A sweet life without sugar Being diagnosed with diabetes does not have to mean the end of the world. Go-getter and type 1 diabetic Bridget McNulty is living proof that life can be sweet without sugar. Bongi Ngema-Zuma: a heart for diabetes Bongi Ngema-Zuma, fiancée of President Jacob Zuma, has first-hand experience with diabetes. It made such an impact on her life that she has made it her cause. Here's her story. Sweet life Novelist, freelance writer, media-prize winner, golden girl: meet 27-year-old Bridget McNulty, inspiring all-rounder and type 1 diabetic. load more From our sponsor Should I be using insulin? Diabetes: Take action and get screened!