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Andy Kliman

Tweet Share I am very pleased to say that I just got engaged to my beautiful girlfriend, and part of the reason has to be the strangely positive side-effects of diabetes. We’ve been going out for a year and three months. I was diagnosed with diabetes one year and eight months ago, although I knew…

Tweet Share So, as anyone who has spent a long time eating unhealthily food will tell you, or anyone who ever saw a Gillian McKeith programme before she lost it in the jungle (I won’t call her doctor as she wrote off for that qualification) your bowels pay for it sooner or later. Now I…

Tweet Share I work for a company that uses data produced by the NHS to provide people with information and knowledge about the NHS. I recently had the opportunity to produce a guide for GPs highlighting some of this data. I chose to look at the variation in the numbers of people with diabetes who…

Tweet Share I haven’t written for quite some time, work has gotten in the way and I suppose, like a nun who’s been shrunk, I’ve fallen out of the habit. It’s true that I’ve also become a bit more inured to my diabetes. Nothing has grabbed me to make me feel it’s important enough to…

Tweet Share I’m seriously considering doing a 10k run. Running for ten kilometres, without a break, on the road! It might be a bit fanciful but I think I need to set myself a goal in order to push forward my fitness aims. So I set out last week to see how far I could…