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Last week I found out about a new diabetes research study from Denmark, which found that moderate drinking was associated with a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes than not drinking at all. Well, of course the papers loved it. Especially as it went live on a Friday. Millions of people across the UK finishing a…

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 Share I trained as an engineer and before that I was one of those rare kids who enjoyed maths at school. So when I was diagnosed with diabetes, I was always after a formula to work out how much insulin to take. At first, the nurse gave me simple instructions for dosages with examples:…

Tweet Share During my first blogging year, I often wrote about my holidays. I’m not sure if it looked as if I was always on a trip – I wasn’t; I just wanted to tell the world about the great things I have done without letting diabetes getting in my way. But after my initial…

Tweet Share Hope everyone is well! This is my third blog, and a lot has happened since my last. I would like to thank those of you who commented my last post, giving me advice on how to control my blood sugars more effectively with regards to exercise so that I am not consuming all…