Sheila was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2001. She is experiencing eye problems as a result of diabetes complications, despite taking care of herself. We diabetics have it drummed into us that we must keep our blood sugar levels under control to ensure that we don’t end up suffering from all those nasty complications,…

Tweet It has been a testing time over the last couple of weeks with some very variable weather, lovely to be out in the sun for short spells – not too long or my freckles frazzle! It does, however, create problems when a nice warm sunny spell turns into a bit of a heat wave.…

I am Type 2, on 4 daily insulin injections and have recently joined the team of Diabetes UK sponsored Patient Leaders (more of this later). In my spare time, I get out and about and am involved in all sorts of different activities, both out in the natural environment as I am particularly interested in nature,…