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Tweet I haven’t wrote a blog in a while now, so I thought this would be a good time to do one about how my diabetes was whilst dealing with exams. The last few months in school, were a stressful time, which I’m sure nearly every person who has taking GCSEs will understand the kind…

Tweet Share ‘I owned that fruit cooler!’ declared Tom, having just checked his blood glucose. ‘I rule diabetes!’ Neither Jacqui nor I quite knew what he meant. Even for us, it needed a little translation, so I’ll attempt to explain what he meant. In the context of any competitive activity – usually video-gaming – to…

Tweet Share To coincide with the launch of our Children’s Campaign, Laura has kindly shared the story of her diagnosis with us. This blog features on the Independent’s blog site too. We’d like to say a huge thanks to Laura for letting us share this and for highlighting our 4 Ts campaign too. The more…

Tweet Share When Ewan was 6 he was diagnosed with a learning difficulty you will all be familiar with called dyslexia. In general it affects his ability to read and write and has a knock-on effect with all of his schooling. The dyslexia in itself is a major life hurdle for Ewan and puts him…

Tweet Share Well, I am well and truly installed at college now, doing English Language, English Literature, Philosophy and Sociology. And I love it, even though it means getting up at 05.45, setting off at 06:55, progressing through two buses and a mile long hill to arrive – then returning home in the practical small…