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Tweet Share Diabetes is, for the most part, a hidden condition.  Chances are you can’t tell someone has it just by looking at them unless you happen to see them injecting, using their pump or doing a finger-prick test.   I think that given how much of our lives we devote to managing diabetes on a…

Tweet Share Ah summer!  Long warm evenings, sitting out in the sun with your friends, glorious holidays – it’s the best time of the year isn’t it? Not so much for me.  While I do look forward to summer every year like most people do, I always end up resenting it a little bit when…

Tweet Share I was delighted to be asked to write a guest post for the Diabetes UK blog as part of Diabetes Week 2012. Diabetes UK’s theme this year is ‘Make a Connection’ – here are two takes on that. 1. Making connections is the worst thing about diabetes Diabetes is, for want of a…

Tweet Share This is my first blog for Diabetes UK, so hello to you all! I am writing to inform readers about the new Peer Support Scheme that Diabetes UK is providing. Basically, what this includes is a service for people with diabetes, or parents of those with diabetes, to use if they have any…