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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 When I see diabetes in a television drama on in a movie, I allow for artistic interpretation and let any inaccuracies blow over. I realise it’s not a great image when someone in a crime series is seen injecting someone with insulin when they are clearly having a hypo but I hope most of…

Tweet Share I recently found myself onstage, with five fun-sized Mars Bars in my mouth. I had shoved them in there one by one for the amusement of the audience at the student stand-up comedy show that I was compèring. I’m not especially proud of this stunt. There was some kind of thin, half-thought-out comic…

Tweet Share I am scared by pretty much all the complications of diabetes. However, I find it easier to push the “internal complications” such as kidney problems and heart disease to the back of my mind by living a reasonable healthy life. You know the sort of thing: no smoking, eating plenty of fresh fruit…