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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.

This is how I ‘cured’ my diabetes

Nicola Davidson was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2006. After a lifestyle overhaul, she reversed her diabetes in five months and plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in 2018.

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.

'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.

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.

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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