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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 Share Theresa May, the UK Home Secretary, has just been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. In the article I read, the journalist suggested this diagnosis could mean she would have to give up her career in politics. Thankfully, she responded that it did not affect her ability to do her job. This reminded me…

Tweet Share Although it’s nearly a third of a century since I took my O-levels, I vividly remember some of the exam rituals we used to have. As you sat down in the exam hall, you’d take all the stuff out of your special pencil case and line it up along the back of your…

Tweet Share So, I am sat here at this exceptionally late hour of ten past twelve with a bowl of fortifying cornflakes, after recovering from a night time hypo. Ooh it’s all very exciting being up at this time. Well, actually lie – I never actually went to bed. But, it does give me some…

Tweet Share I often think to myself, when I absent mindedly flick through science and cookery text books in school, really how little people actually understand about the subject of diabetes… For example; a few months ago, before the summer holidays, we had to do a bit of cookery coursework. So I’m sat there with…