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Tweet In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes technologies, medicines and treatments. Simon was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1992. Next week’s post will look at what’s happening in research. The artificial pancreas – one step closer Research published in…

Tweet I have just received my invitation to the Freedom for Life course follow-up session and started to consider what I have done differently since the course. Unfortunately, I can’t think of much and I fear I may be drifting back into some of my old habits. This lead me to start making a list…

Tweet My name is Scott and I have been a Type 1 diabetic since the age of 8. Now, almost 20 years on, I have been through the trials and tribulations of living with diabetes during my adolescent years to reach an exciting crossroads in my life. I now intend to go backpacking across South…

Tweet Share Sometimes people say the stupidest things when they’re trying to be helpful. If you tell people that both of your children have Type 1 diabetes, it’s not uncommon for them to try and make you feel better by saying something like, ‘Oh well, it could have been worse – they could have got…

Tweet Share Hello, my name is Linda and I’m the proud mum of Freddie who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes aged 2. I’m aiming to share our experiences of Type 1 in an illuminating and humorous way. I suspected Freddie may have diabetes when he started displaying classic symptoms, a constant and unquenchable thirst and wetting…