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Tweet Throughout my life, I have taken risks: when I chose my A level subjects there was the risk that I would not pass; when I went to university, there was the risk I would be homesick; when I started my first (and every) job, there was a risk I would not enjoy it. These…

Tweet Share I’ve was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes over ten years ago. Throughout that time, I have been reading papers, articles, magazines about diabetes. As I have previously mentioned, I was worried that although that meant I knew about diabetes in general, my knowledge about diabetes for me was not growing. So I wrote…

Tweet Share I have this theory. It is not truly scientifically proven but I can convince myself there is some logic behind it. The theory is that food you make yourself is healthier (for the cook) than food bought in a supermarket. This is based on two hypothesis: if you make it, you know what…

Tweet Share In my last post I wrote about my inner mathematician trying to manage my diabetes. Then Andy soon followed suit with his post about managing diabetes by numbers. If only we had those numbers at our fingertips. So I was very excited when I was invited to partake in a new clinical study.…

Tweet Share After a week or so here and there under canvas with a bit of walking thrown in, I decided it was time to do it properly – 10 days walking through the Himalayas spending every night in a tent. I expected some highs and lows (and I don’t just mean the walking) and…