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Tweet Share Roy Johnson, a Diabetes Voice from Surrey attended an All Party Parliamentary Group on Diabetes in March 2012 and spoke about his personal experience of amputation. Here, Roy shares his story: Why did you decide to join Diabetes Voices? It seemed like an effective way to get my voice heard about things that…

Tweet We all know that going to school can be tough for children with Type 1. Though many schools provide good support for children with Type 1, there are alarmingly frequent accounts of the children left on their own when having hypos, the parents who have to give up work to go in to inject…

Tweet Share Today we’re off to Parliament with 100 parents and kids with Type 1 to lobby for better healthcare for children and young people with Type 1 diabetes. As is par for the course with these type of things, there will be speeches. Our Chief Executive, Barbara Young, will say some words about the…

Tweet Share As I’ve mentioned a few times before, and I’m sure you are already aware, the Government is planning a massive reorganisation of the NHS. One of the key changes is that GPs will be banding together into groups to manage the costs of our care, otherwise known as commissioning. These groups, known as…