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I visit my dentist and dental hygienist once a year. When I was young, I had a brace but since then, my dental visits have been very dull. The only filling was due to a chipped tooth. Each year, when they express their pleasure in my gums, I tell the dentist and hygienist “yes, I…

Tweet Share I tend to veer from anything labelled a ‘superfood’ as it’s very subjective, and there are no specific criteria for the definition. However, the American Diabetes Association has published a list of diabetes superfoods. At first appearance it seems to be a sensible list of fruits, vegetables and other good things, but if…

It’s been twelve years since our first Christmas with Type 1 diabetes. Our younger son Tom was diagnosed in December 2000, casting a long shadow over the Yuletide season that year. The process of getting him diagnosed was far from straightforward, but I won’t go into the gory details as I’ve blogged about it before.…