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Three years ago, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I had little time to get my head around the dietary and lifestyle changes needed to manage the potentially fatal disease before I experienced complications and learnt very quickly the harsh reality of being a diabetic.

Soon after my diagnosis, I developed a foot infection and to

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