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Having a baby is a big decision for any woman. But when you have diabetes, there’s a bit more to think about. Emma, our Clinical Advisor, pictured above, is here to answer all your questions about being pregnant and having diabetes, to help improve your chances of a happy pregnancy. Can I have a baby…

This is part two of three-part series on Type 1 research highlights from the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions. This time, we’re covering technology, from pumps to mobile health. (Note that some of the research mentioned here hasn’t yet been published and reviewed by the research community).  Unexpected news: pumps and pregnancy Dr Denice…

In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes news. This week Simon rounds up the latest technologies, medicines and treatments. Ultra Rapid Insulin Eli Lilly have announced that they are ending their licensing agreement for ultra-rapid-acting insulin BioChaperone Lispro. The company that developed this insulin,…

Tweet After thirty-eight weeks of growing in what could easily have been a compromised environment, (salvaged only by managing my diabetes carefully) my healthy baby girl was born. Weighing 8lb 6oz, with ten tiny fingers and toes, and a headful of dark hair, I fell in love at first sight – and yes, I still…