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Hello my name is Charlotte I am 8 and I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just before I was 7 in March 2006. I live in the U.K.

I am on 4 times a day insulin shots but have been recently looking into having a pump.

I have been doing my own injections since I was diagnosed and mum and dad think I am the bravest girl they know!

Sometimes I get fed up and angry at having diabetes and I do ask my mum "why me?" I hope they find a cure one day.

I am the only one in my junior school with diabetes but it doesn't stop me doing anything I still do lots of sports and dancing and trampolining and have lots of fun!

My favourite foods are pizza, bbq chicken, pasta, bagels, bacon, roast potatoes and chocolate cake!

I would like pen pals from anywhere in the world and I hope to make some new friends who also have diabetes.

Love Charlotte xx

You can E mail through my mum at lynandkids AT

Published August 21, 2007


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