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Tweet I first heard about the “100 Things…” book in November at a Council of People living with Diabetes meeting and couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy.  I really think having something “by people, for people” is a huge benefit and really gives people something to relate to. As I was reading through,…

Tweet When we’re young, we’re often warned about peer pressure and we’re urged to stay away from all that bad stuff like smoking behind the bike sheds and drinking White Lightning outside the local shops. What no-one really tells us is that actually peers can have a huge impact on our lives in an extremely…

Tweet Eleven-and-a-half years after being diagnosed with Type 1, I am going to my first carb counting course. Locally, we don’t call it DAFNE, we call it Freedom for Life. I think the main difference is that it is run weekly for four or five weeks, rather than consecutive days. I have been counting carbs…