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Tweet Any time I meet someone new I kind of like to address the awkwardness of my diabetes straight away. Here are just a few examples of actual interactions I’ve had with people over the years… yes, really. Scenario One – Amy meets a new person at a party Me – “Hello” Person A: “Hi.…

Tweet Following the amazing news that drivers with diabetes will no longer lose their licenses “unnecessarily” due to night-time severe hypos by 2018, I thought it would be appropriate to “steer” my way through this subject What is night-time severe hypoglycaemia anyway? If you asked me that when I was 11 – 17 years old… I…

Tweet About three years ago while I was still working at Diabetes UK, I attended a conference in London where I heard some truly inspirational people talk about their experiences of diabetes and how it influenced their emotions and relationships. One man, who by complete coincidence was also diagnosed shortly after a holiday to Barbados,…