04Mar, 2023

A journey from idealism to reality

Hey, my name is Iman. I am 19 years old. I was diagnosed with a life altering condition called type one diabetes in January 2019. I’ve battled severe anxiety and depression since my diagnosis. I recently finished college and I am trying my hardest to get into medical school. I love movie nights and cooking. […]

30Jan, 2023

Diabetes is my Superpower

I’m Sobia and soon I’m going to complete my second MSc degree. I have been living with diabetes since February 2011. My mother was living with type 2 diabetes but there was no one in my family with type 1 diabetes. The journey with diabetes is always a difficult path to cover. I never heard […]

05Dec, 2022

Don’t Just Survive Life, Live It

I’m Dr Maham, my journey with Type 1 diabetes began in 2005, at the age of 9 years. There was no family history, no prior infection, and my lifestyle was not unhealthy.I remember, my initial symptoms included increased thirst, polyuria, weight loss, lethargy and vomiting. I used to be a very active child before my […]

03Oct, 2022

Be proud of yourself when you keep going!

“Special” in my school of thought is a special with patience more than the average normal human being, having integrity, determination, strength, perseverance, tolerance, and above all having built a fight-back approach to strive and survive against all the odds life puts forth.   So, on the 10th of June 2019, I was very busy with […]

03Oct, 2022

Diabetes: A curse or a Blessing?

I am Hubban Khan, an undergraduate at NED University of Engineering and Technology and living with Type 1 Diabetes for the past 9 years. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 13. The days preceding my diagnosis were very chaotic and uncertain with all the obvious symptoms showing up. When the […]

16Jul, 2022

Happy Go Lucky

Hi, I am Zuhad, I’m 30 years old, YES, THE BIG 30, IT’S HERE. I was diagnosed in 1996 when I was 4 years old. I’ve been living with type one diabetes for about 26 years. I just completed my MBA from LUMS in June and have 4 years of experience in a world leading […]

27May, 2022

There’s a Time I Remember

Back in the days when I was 6 or 7 years old, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I still remember, me and my brother visited my uncle’s place for a night stay. The initial symptoms before my diagnosis include frequent urination even the episodes to pass urine in bed and a drastic weight […]

24May, 2022

Why Me!

I am Shayan, Psychologist by profession, and a Type 1 champion by will, to strive and survive for my loved ones from last 20 years. I was diagnosed back in 2001 when I was 7 years old and was found in DKA followed by comma. There was no family history for the cause of it […]

21Jun, 2021

Owning The Diabetes Victory

Bairum was always a chubby kid, to begin with, but It all started in the year 2003. His family & he had gone for summer vacations to New York, USA. Since then he was a very active child in sports and other activities and never noticed his frequent thirst and urination that was being triggered; […]

21Jun, 2021

Emmad making his parents proud

Taj Muhammad works are the police department. He is the father of two kids named Emaad and Ayesha who both have type 1 diabetes.  In August 2018, one-day Emaad came to Taj and told him that he visited the restroom 6 to 7 times at night, and at the same time, he was really thirsty. […]

21Jun, 2021

A successful Type 1 journey

Adnan says that everyone should be thankful to Allah for all the things he has blessed us with. He says that he has been blessed by Allah more than he deserves. Usually when anyone is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes people come around saying that “you are ineligible to perform certain tasks” and they think […]

18Jun, 2021

Diabetes is not a Taboo

Taha did not remember the exact date but was sure that it was 2010. He was in Saudi Arabia back then, the results of the board exams were about to be announced, and he was awaiting his 9th board result. There were symptoms of strange behavior, aggressive thirst, frequent urination, weight loss, etc. His family […]