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Tweet Share When Ewan was 6 he was diagnosed with a learning difficulty you will all be familiar with called dyslexia. In general it affects his ability to read and write and has a knock-on effect with all of his schooling. The dyslexia in itself is a major life hurdle for Ewan and puts him…

Tweet Share When I heard about the ‘connections’ theme for Diabetes Week 2012 (10 to 16 June) I went into overdrive trying to think of who, out of all the people we have been ‘connected’ to in the 2 years since Ewan’s diagnosis, has been the biggest influence or the most important? I am not…

Tweet Share Oh no, it can’t be. Astonished bewilderment ringing in my voice as I responded to doctors revealing 6 months ago, that our eldest son Ewan 8, had Type 1 diabetes. In the few weeks leading up to this significant moment Ewan had only shown mild symptoms, yet here he was presenting with a…