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A couple of weekends ago I volunteered at one of the Diabetes UK ‘Big Conversation’ events in Leeds.  The discussions I was part of had a lot of key themes; access to consistent and quality care, desire for more education and support (for individuals and healthcare professionals alike) and the ongoing stigma associated with diabetes. Two…

Patient activation is a concept that interests me a great deal, particularly as it’s something that has made a huge impression on my own management of diabetes over the years. If you’re not familiar with the concept, patient activation basically refers to the knowledge, skills and confidence that someone has when it comes to managing…

Tweet Much to the incredulity of my work colleagues, I’m only a very recent convert to The Walking Dead. It appears I’ve been about six years behind most people for quite some time without even realising what I’ve been missing. Fortunately I’ve seen the (grave) error of my ways, and I’ve finally caught up with…