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Tweet Share Having diabetes is scary. You tend not to hear that as often as you might think but it’s true. Getting diagnosed completely turns your life upside down when you find out you have this “thing” that’s going to be with you forever. Coming to terms with having a chronic illness is a difficult…

Tweet Share With the recent launch of our new homepage, we’ve included a “Community” section where you can see the latest posts from Facebook, Twitter and this blog site – along with posts from our Diabetes Support forum. If you’ve not done so already, it’s worth popping by the forum for a visit. We’ve asked…

Tweet Share Hope everyone is ok and ready for summer (that’s if we have one here!). I am going to the Canaries at the end of the month, which means the majority of my hand luggage will as always, be taken up by insulin, needles, cereal bars, food etc. and I am hoping I can…

Tweet Share Hi everyone! Hope you all had a great Easter, unfortunately I only received one Easter egg, one of the main reasons being the fact I am diabetic, so maybe that’s a good thing! However I did find it hard watching everyone else gorge on milk chocolate. I was offered a diabetic Easter egg,…

Tweet Share So, I’m continuing with this list. I don’t know why I wanted to do a list really, but I think its probably my obsessive compulsive characteristics coming through. Unfortunately, I am also rather flaky, so I begin to tire of the uniformity of a list. Anyway…! So, if you have read the rest…