18Jul, 2023

Life’s Sweet with Diabetes!

My name is Hira Khan, and I have been living with type 1 diabetes for 18 years. As a psychologist, I strive to be a strong and valuable member of the diabetes community, promoting emotional well-being and helping others to live happy and healthy lives. I want to share my experiences and the lessons I’ve […]

05Jun, 2023

A Ray of Hope 

My name is Pakeeza Awan, a lecturer by profession. I am 45 years old and living with type 2 diabetes. I was diagnosed 5 years ago in year 2016. The cause was genetic coming from my family and I was a kind of expecting it. But still, who loves to be sick?  So, in the […]

04May, 2023

Never underestimate your power 

My Diabetes journey began in 2004. I was 5 years old. Like many who are first diagnosed, I ended up in the hospital with high blood sugar, pale face, severe dehydration, fatigue and exhaustion. For a kid like me who was a sweet tooth, Diabetes was a huge setback. My parents had to check my […]

06Apr, 2023

A real warrior never quits!

Diabetes can be intimidating – not only for the people who have it, but for their family and friends, and it makes you a superhero of one of your own kind.  I was 4 years old; A faint memory of crying my lungs out in my father’s arms because even the idea of being in […]

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 […]