4 Years Of Type 1 Diabetes

Tomorrow marks 4 years of living with Type 1 Diabetes. On the 25th February 2013 at around 10:30 am I received the phone call that was to change almost every aspect of my life. One…

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8 Tips for Coping With Diabetes In Pregnancy

In the past I have written about my experience of Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy. That post really focussed on what happened for me, but everyones diabetes is different, as is every pregnancy. There is…

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In Our House……

In our house….. blood is shed daily. In our house….. the medicine that keeps you alive also has the power to kill you. In our house….. we count carbs, not calories. In our house….. meals…

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Breastfeeding with Diabetes

One of the really “fun” parts about Type 1 Diabetes is how unpredictable it is. Food, exercise, stress, hormones, the weather – you name it, it all has an affect on blood glucose levels. If…

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Diabetes in Pregnancy

One of the first things that was said to me when I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes was “Are you planning on having children?”. I was fairly taken aback. I had just been diagnosed…

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