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Sure what’s the harm with a little Lipo

We all develop some bad habits, we have our favorite or handy injection sites and we tend to stick with them. Sometimes it depends on …

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A Brief Summary of Our Interactive Workshop With BD

Injection technique and the rights and wrongs of injecting insulin can be something many of us don’t hear much about in clinic, so over the coming …

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Getting High with Coffee and #Type1Diabetes

Getting High with Coffee and #Type1Diabetes

Back in the early days of living with Type 1 i was always baffled by the fact that when I woke my blood glucose would be 5-6 but an hour after my morning cup of coffee my blood glucose would have risen to anything between 10 and 13 and that’s without food.

My morning coffee is like my “On” switch and without it very little happens. It’s my function button, fuel for my daily journey.

Once I realised my dilemma and pinpointing what was happening I made some adjustments to my diabetes management. Now if your thinking I gave up coffee you’d be sadly mistaken, that would have resulted in either becoming a hermit or becoming people intolerant when I’m out.

My trick…….

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Some Statements were a Bitter Pill to Swallow while we Strive to Thrive with Type 1 Diabetes

The speakers at Thriveabetes shared their experience and insight into their profession and / or their lives with Type 1 Diabetes. Sometimes funny and sometimes …

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Type 1 Diabetes – The worse part – ignorance

  There’s no doubt that having to live with Type 1 diabetes is life changing and extremely challenging.   * Between the calculating how much …

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