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Tweet Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of my diagnosis as a Type 1 diabetic – or to speak diabetically – my 10 year ‪#‎diaversary! A decade of living with a chronic illness, a hidden illness, an illness that requires hundreds and hundreds of calculations throughout the day and night, 24 hours a day, 7 days a…

Tweet I have previously mentioned that I try to keep up to date on news about diabetes such as the latest research (and snails that use insulin as a weapon). In addition, I usually have a question or two at my annual diabetes review. However, as I consider my diabetes a personal matter, I rarely…

Tweet I first heard about the “100 Things…” book in November at a Council of People living with Diabetes meeting and couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy.  I really think having something “by people, for people” is a huge benefit and really gives people something to relate to. As I was reading through,…

Tweet Maria Evans is Senior Marketing & Communications Executive at Diabetes UK, and was part of the team that sourced tips for ‘100 things I wish I’d known about living with diabetes.’ Maria has had Type 1 diabetes for 20 years. 100 things I wish I’d known about diabetes – after 20 years of living with…