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During winter, the average UK adult spends just one hour and 12 minutes a week doing moderate activity such as walking or cycling, with many reporting that household chores and work get in the way of being more active. Such high rates of inactivity can contribute to rising levels of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. That’s why the National Charity Partnership, our partnership between Diabetes UK, the British Heart Foundation and Tesco, is…

In some ways, living with diabetes can be all consuming.  A daily routine of finger-prick tests, carb calculations, injections or button presses and the occasional shouting match with some food packaging… (seriously – how hard is it to put both the weight of something and its nutritional info on one packet?) And whilst labels on food matter a…

Tweet Share A lot of dust has settled since I raced the toughest foot race in the World last April the Marathon Des Sables (MDS) as a type 1 diabetic to raise awareness and a few coppers along the way for Diabetes UK and JDRFUK with the huge generosity from friends, family and general nice…

Tweet Share Sometimes I question whether I go too far proving “diabetes should not stopping you doing anything”. The Rat Race is a question in point: this is an Urban Adventure Endurance Race. I have no problem with the Urban Adventure bit but I’m more of a sprinter than an Endurance kinda gal and I…