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I was diagnosed with Type 1 at nine years old and have always considered myself incredibly lucky to have been so young, because I don’t remember anything else. I had my ups and downs with my diabetes through school, with a good lot of faked BGs (blood glucose levels) in my diary along the way.…

I was going to start by saying that this is always a challenging time of year for anyone with diabetes, but then I realised that actually there’s never a day (I’m a T2 patient myself) where I personally at least don’t think about it all through the day if I’m being honest. Generally I manage…

At the start of October my husband, myself, Simon and 6 month old Mia embarked on a journey to London to take part in the London Bridges Challenge for Diabetes UK. This was a very personal cause for me as I’ve being living with Type 1 diabetes for the past 16 years. I was diagnosed…