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Tweet Share I make no secret of the fact that Jacqui is better at dealing with type 1 diabetes than I am. Way back in 2000, when our younger son Tom was first diagnosed, she learned how to do insulin injections at the earliest possible opportunity so that we could discharge him from hospital and…

Tweet Share I call my Type I diabetes, the fourth child. Why? When my third baby was six months old I finally succumbed to diabetes, I had Diabetic Ketoacidosis. It wasn’t a surprise. I had been flirting with diabetes three times already. Diet controlled gestational diabetes with baby number one. Insulin with baby number two,…

Tweet Share Is there a lesser of the two evils? By the two evils of course I am referring to what us slaves-to-diabetes call the hypos and the hypers or the lows and the highs; those times when blood sugar levels decide to slip out of their comfort zone and give their owners a little…