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Sometimes I say I’ve got come-and-go diabetes

“When I was told I had type 2 in June last year, it didn’t faze me. To be honest, it was the least of my problems! “The week before, I’d been rushed to hospital because I was retaining fluid. I’d put on 26kg of fluid in 10 days and my doctor suspected I was in heart failure. Tests showed I actually had a kidney disease that occurs rarely in adults,

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