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Tweet Share I recently found myself onstage, with five fun-sized Mars Bars in my mouth. I had shoved them in there one by one for the amusement of the audience at the student stand-up comedy show that I was compèring. I’m not especially proud of this stunt. There was some kind of thin, half-thought-out comic…

Tweet Share Here’s a conspiracy theory to chill the hearts of people whose lives are touched by Type 1 diabetes. What if blood glucose testing strips are an alien race of tiny cyborgs that hide in the paraphernalia of diabetic people with a view to colonising earth? Think about it. Don’t you find they get…

Tweet Share I’m exhausted today, having spent the weekend at the Friends for Life conference in Windsor, organised by Children With Diabetes (CWD). It’s sort of like being in an alternative reality where everybody understands what it means to have a diabetic person in the family – or two in our case – and the…