Diabetes

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 a “good diabetic”. I’m congratulated on handling it well, taking the diagnosis in my stride and not letting it stop …

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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 phone call and my life has never been the same since. At the time the news was shattering. I couldn’t …

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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 you have T1D and are pregnant then you are in all honesty all over the place. Your insulin requirements are …

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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 with a lifelong disease and here we were discussing a future family. A family I knew I wanted but I …

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Diabetes – What is Type 1?

Diabetes is something I’ve touched on in some of my previous posts, and will continue to talk about in the future. I have Type 1 diabetes, but how many of you actually know what that is? I mean REALLY know. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is when you’re body isn’t able to regulate the level of glucose in …

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