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Tweet I’m writing this month with a little bit of vested interest (but I’ll disclose that at the end). What I’ve noticed more and more over the past few years of living with diabetes is that the more people engage (with their own diabetes, with their healthcare team and with each other), the more they…

Tweet You might be aware that I attended both the Young Diabetologist (YDEF) and Diabetes UK Professional Conferences (DPC) in Glasgow last week.  I was fortunate to have been speaking at both, but also covering the latter as a blogger for Diabetes UK. I’ve written a few blogs about different aspects of DPC which I’ll…

Tweet Share One of the consequences of being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes is that no one else has ever been responsible for my diabetes care. The diabetes team at the local hospital might give me some advice when I see them but that’s only once a year, not day to day and I don’t…

Tweet A few years ago we met up with a family whose son had just been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. The idea was that as veterans – our sons Joe and Tom having had the condition for some time – we could offer them advice and solace over a game of ten pin bowling…