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Tweet About three years ago while I was still working at Diabetes UK, I attended a conference in London where I heard some truly inspirational people talk about their experiences of diabetes and how it influenced their emotions and relationships. One man, who by complete coincidence was also diagnosed shortly after a holiday to Barbados,…

Tweet Share Hiya, my names Holly I’m 15 years old and well…. I’ve got type 1 diabetes and have been diagnosed for 7 years. Diabetes doesn’t control my life, I control the diabetes! When someone asks me what diabetes is, I say “It’s something that doesn’t stop your life, and will never stop you from…

Tweet Share My older son Joe – aged 15 – has just had his French exchange partner over for the week. As a result, he’s been hanging around with his fellow teenagers a bit more than usual, doing teenage stuff – eating pizza, playing marathon sessions on Mario Kart, and watching hilarious clips on YouTube…

Tweet Share I have to say, one of the questions that my mother has to ask every time she attends diabetic clinic with me is “ Is she allowed to drink…?” I add the ellipsis to this question as I feel she would very much appreciate my lovely diabetic nurses strictly forbidding alcohol until the…