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Enlite CGM Sensor Holder

Why Hide Your Tech …..

In July I received a pm to our Facebook page from Forward Design. They make a band to hold your sensor secure on your arm, price is …

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Who is Davina Lyon​ – A little insight into me​.

Who is Davina Lyon​ – A little insight into me​. I am first & foremost a family person,​ a mother, ​a ​Grandmother, ​and​ a mother in …

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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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What Happens When We Just Cant “Do” Diabetes Anymore ?

  What Happens When We Just Cant “Do” Diabetes Anymore ? I’m writing this for those who think blood glucose in double figures is alright. …

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Every now and then, there’s a “Light Bulb Moment” That moment when everything looks a little clearer …….

Every now and then, there’s a “Light Bulb Moment”  That moment when everything looks a little clearer …….   My first lightbulb moment after being …

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Bedtime and That Horror Moment of Injecting NovoRapid instead of Lantus

Bedtime and That Horror Moment of Injecting NovoRapid instead of Lantus Picture this. I’m in the dressing gown having a neighbour hood watch conversation with …

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My clean up begins by reducing the carbs

This time last year I was well on track with​ the​ ​control of ​my carb intake but then the home move started and as I …

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From Diagnosis to the Here and Now with Type 1 Diabetes

      I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes relatively later in life​, I was the wrong end of 40 and looking 50 straight …

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Living With Type 1 Diabetes

  Living with Diabetes……………………………….. This is John’s first time sharing his experience of living with Diabetes but from reading a lot of negative experiences on …

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Summer-Break

My Summer Break

Hi EveryoneI took an unintentional break from social media since May for several reasons. I’m in the process of moving house, from a standard detached …

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