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I’m writing this on World Diabetes Day – the time when people across the planet do their bit to raise awareness of diabetes. Whether it’s talking about their diagnosis (and highlighting the signs to be mindful of), discussing diabetes related complications (and how best to avoid them) or any of their other diabetes experiences. I…

Tweet This is a post I’ve been trying to write for quite a while but I’ve somehow never quite found the time or the right words to articulate my point. I think I’ve cracked it this time. Whilst we spend a lot of time dealing with the day to day aspects of diabetes (blood…

Tweet Share We had a slightly unusual phone call yesterday from a lady called Jo, with a request for something we don’t normally do. But, to help her celebrate having 30 years of Type 1 diabetes we said we’d see what we can do. Plus, it does seem like a great way to raise some…

Tweet Share Today Diabetes UK Cymru is launching a campaign to highlight the symptoms of diabetes to people across Wales. We have organised the campaign as 66,000 people here in Wales – around one in 50 – are now thought to be living with undiagnosed diabetes. To launch the campaign we have sent bilingual posters…