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Tweet Share I have seen friends and colleagues give blood over the years. Before I was diagnosed with Diabetes (BD), I came up with excuses such as “I am busy then” to “I’ve read that you have to be over a certain weight to give blood and I’m not sure I am heavy enough”. Really…

Tweet Share Last time, Helen told us she was going to count down a list of 10 things that if she could, she’d alter about her life as a young diabetic and see if others agreed. You can catch up with her “Number 10“, and carry on reading, this time about going to clinic… “Number…

Tweet Share What do most people think of when they hear the word ‘diabetes’? It’s got to be injections, hasn’t it? When my younger son Tom was diagnosed back in 2000 before he was even two, most of the sympathetic comments were about needles and injections. ‘Poor little boy, it must be so difficult giving…