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Tweet Share I started doubting the existence of Father Christmas at about the age of eight. I can’t remember whether it was my older brother or sister who told me he was just a made-up story, and I don’t know whether they took any pleasure from regaling me with their superior, cynical wisdom, but I…

Tweet Share It’s 10.30pm, and I’m on my way to bed. I’m starting to feel really knackered, but I’ve got to keep it together for a bit longer because it’s time to test Tom’s and Joe’s blood sugars to make sure they’re not having a hypo or going into the night with skyrocketing hyperglycaemia. Problem:…

Tweet Share Okie dokie, so this is my first post as a Diabetes UK blogger! I’m really looking forward to sharing some of my experiences as a teen type 1 and learning from others through the Diabetic Online Community. Thought I’d start off with a matter that I’ve thought of numerous times since I’ve had…

Tweet Share For me, night time blood glucose testing is one of the worst things about having kids with diabetes. Jacqui and I have always tested before we go to bed, ever since Tom was diagnosed back in 2000. Carrying out a minor medical procedure is hardly the most relaxing way of getting in the…