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Do you remember Alain Robert? He was known as Spider-man because he climbs buildings: he has climbed the Lloyds Building in London, Eiffel Tower in Paris, Empire State Building in New York and more … all without using the stairs. You may think he is fearless: he is not, he is afraid of heights. I have seen him…

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 It becomes quite depressing if you think about it long and hard enough. Your pancreas is inactive, dormant, dead, or however else you prefer to phrase it. What it all boils down to is the dismal fact that there’s an organ inside of you that does not work. I used to think of…