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I believe the press are improving on the way they report about diabetes: there is more to distinguish between the different types and some focus on complications. However, there are still reports of miracle cures and sensationalisation of some of the problems. Today, I was reading an article about Type 1 diabetes and my heckles…

Tweet Share One of the consequences of being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes is that no one else has ever been responsible for my diabetes care. The diabetes team at the local hospital might give me some advice when I see them but that’s only once a year, not day to day and I don’t…

Tweet A few years ago we met up with a family whose son had just been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. The idea was that as veterans – our sons Joe and Tom having had the condition for some time – we could offer them advice and solace over a game of ten pin bowling…

Tweet Share What do most people think of when they hear the word ‘diabetes’? It’s got to be injections, hasn’t it? When my younger son Tom was diagnosed back in 2000 before he was even two, most of the sympathetic comments were about needles and injections. ‘Poor little boy, it must be so difficult giving…