28Dec, 2023

T1D Warrior Embraces Resilience

Once upon a time, in a quiet small town, lived a vibrant and adventurous young boy named A-R. Osama. He excelled in studies, games, cars, sports, and traveling, and aspired to join CA (Chartered Accountancy) to become a successful businessman. His life was filled with joy, marked by a bright smile. However, things changed one […]

27Oct, 2023

Diabetes alone cannot define me

I am Faiza Tahir. My journey with type 1 diabetes started in 2016 when I was 15 years old. There was no family history, no pre-existing infections, and my lifestyle was not unhealthy. I remember experiencing initial symptoms such as increased thirst, excessive urination, weight loss, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. My parents were worried about […]

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 […]