What does a no-deal Brexit mean for diabetics?

With rumours of dwindling insulin supplies and difficulty in accessing insulin there is one thing on my mind – what will a no-deal Brexit mean for diabetics? Back in the summer of 2018 it was…

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It doesn’t get easier, you get better

Today marks 6 years since I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. 6 years since I listened to the panicked phone-call from my doctor, who had spent all morning trying to get a hold of…

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Should The Freestyle Libre Be used to check blood sugars before driving?

Should The Freestyle Libre Be used to check blood sugars before driving? It’s been a hot topic recently, but the DVLA have now updated their guidelines to include the Libre, under Flash Glucose Monitoring (FGM)…

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Managing Diabetes In The Cold

It is so British to talk about the weather isn’t it? We can’t help it, it’s like it’s hardwired in our brains to be fascinated by what is going on outside and have a good…

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Spare A Rose, Save A Child

One of the things I am most thankful for about living in Scotland is the NHS. I have never had to worry about having enough insulin, never had to ration it or change my way…

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