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Joanna Cawley

Tweet Share I haven’t been keeping up with my blog lately because a few months ago I was hospitalised with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) so I’ve had a fair bit of catching up at uni to do since then. But alas, exams are now over so my free time is once again mine to do with…

Tweet Share I was diagnosed when I was four, in 1994. I don’t remember a lot about it but a visit to the doctor’s followed by Mum crying down the phone to Dad, saying I had to go in to hospital. Not really understanding what was going on, I started to get upset as well…

Tweet Share My name is Joanna and I’m a 20-year-old student in Cardiff. I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 4 and since then I’ve faced a lot of ups and downs with the condition! I’m currently being treated on a basal-bolus system with Lantus and Novorapid, taking 5 injections a…