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Tweet We can use metaphors to describe our relationship with diabetes.  I’ve likened it to walking a tightrope on a number of occasions – keeping your balance is really important otherwise you can end up with wild swings from one side to the other and regaining that balance gets difficult. You may feel like it’s…

Tweet Share December will see the REPOSE study I’m taking part in come to a conclusion, and with it, I’ll be handing back my insulin pump to the team at the hospital, although I hope that will only be temporary. In some ways, it feels like I’ve had the pump forever, yet in others it…

Tweet Share When I got diagnosed, I remember the Specialist Nurse telling me that really, my lifestyle shouldn’t be different to that of any other normal, healthy individual. Walking out of the clinic, laden with insulin pens, needles, test strips and other paraphernalia I was sceptical to say the least but of course she was…