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I’m writing this on World Diabetes Day – the time when people across the planet do their bit to raise awareness of diabetes. Whether it’s talking about their diagnosis (and highlighting the signs to be mindful of), discussing diabetes related complications (and how best to avoid them) or any of their other diabetes experiences. I…

Tweet Share So on Friday 14 November, it is World Diabetes Day! Now for me this is a day were I can think about the amount of people around the world who have got diabetes, and when you see all the support for this day, it makes you feel like you are not alone with diabetes and…

TweetShare One of my enduring memories of being diagnosed with diabetes is my first trip to the supermarket after hearing the news. What was normally a typical 30-minute student shopping trip took around 90 minutes whilst I diligently checked every single food label to find the food with the lowest fat and carbs that would…

Tweet Share This year World Diabetes Day was bigger and better than ever. Not only did lots of buildings from No 10 Downing Street to Neasden Temple turn blue to help raise awareness of the condition, but there was such a buzz around World Diabetes Day that its hashtag even trended on Twitter. For us…

Tweet Share To celebrate World Diabetes Day 2010, we wanted to do something special in Wales. Last year, we held a successful event at the Welsh Assembly encouraging Welsh Assembly Members to show their support for the day and to meet some of our volunteers living with diabetes. This year, with 7,000 more people diagnosed…