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Unfortunately, not everything you read on the internet is true, and the rich or powerful are not the only targets of “fake news”. We’ve been getting questions from many of you asking about rumours circulating on Facebook claiming test strips are being withdrawn or funding is being cut by the NHS. We embrace your campaigning…

While watching Charlie Brooker’s sweep of the year, I was made aware of ‘Naked Attraction’ an absurdly premised programme whereby individuals choose a date based only on seeing their suitors naked. Shamefully curious I looked it up and was begrudgingly hooked in. I was struck by one thing in particular; these people were so very…

In some ways, living with diabetes can be all consuming.  A daily routine of finger-prick tests, carb calculations, injections or button presses and the occasional shouting match with some food packaging… (seriously – how hard is it to put both the weight of something and its nutritional info on one packet?) And whilst labels on food matter a…

On Wednesday 13th January 2016, I was introduced to a new friend/acquaintance/buddy/partner. Since then, we have barely been separated. We’ve travelled together; we’ve climbed together; we’ve slobbed on the sofa and watched television together; we’ve been to business meetings together; we’ve been out drinking together; we’ve had fun and we’ve got stressed. I am not…