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We have a blog today from Rob. Rob has Type 1 diabetes and is a regular volunteer on our Healthy Lifestyle Roadshows. He’s kindly written about why he volunteers for us and why our Roadshows are so important. After Rob’s post, we’re also sharing the winners of our “name the Roadshow buses” competition that we…

Tweet Share I am scared by pretty much all the complications of diabetes. However, I find it easier to push the “internal complications” such as kidney problems and heart disease to the back of my mind by living a reasonable healthy life. You know the sort of thing: no smoking, eating plenty of fresh fruit…

Tweet Share Last month was frankly odd! We did a lot of work behind the scenes following up the Public Accounts Committee hearing on diabetes. It feels a bit like a bit out of Kafka. Everyone in the Department of Health seems to recognise that Diabetes is a priority but no-one except the doughty Diabetes…