Why I Won’t Read Articles About Diabetes

When I was diagnosed with diabetes I did what any other person would do – I started reading. I read every article going. I wanted to know what research was being done, how close they…

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Diabetes Clinic

Every 6 months or so I head back to the hospital for a check-up, a bit like a diabetes MOT. When I was first diagnosed they were a bit daunting. I didn’t know what to…

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21 Things Not To Say To A Diabetic

I have had type 1 diabetes for 4 years now, and in that time I have heard some fairly ignorant comments. Some are innocent, some well meant and some just down right rude. I know…

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Coping With Diabetes In The Heat

It is a bit of a running joke among those of us in the diabetes community that the way something will affect your blood sugar is dependant on the way the wind is blowing. You…

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Day Of Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is a hidden condition for most. You won’t see the affects on their body, the toll it takes both mentally and physically can be really draining. I am regularly told that I am…

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