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This Universal Children’s Day, Martyn, our Advocacy Manager, has taken a look at the rights of children with Type 1 diabetes at school. Schools should, and usually do, provide brilliant care for children with Type 1 diabetes. But sometimes, through a lack of awareness or forward planning, children with diabetes don’t get the care they…

Tweet We all know that going to school can be tough for children with Type 1. Though many schools provide good support for children with Type 1, there are alarmingly frequent accounts of the children left on their own when having hypos, the parents who have to give up work to go in to inject…

Tweet Share Although it’s nearly a third of a century since I took my O-levels, I vividly remember some of the exam rituals we used to have. As you sat down in the exam hall, you’d take all the stuff out of your special pencil case and line it up along the back of your…

Tweet Share Illness has descended on our household like a damp, smelly old blanket. Tom (13) was off school for most of last week with a nasty viral thing, Joe (16) came down with it on Tuesday and has been in his sick bed ever since, and in the middle of last night my wife…