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Victoza and Me, for Better Type 1 Diabetes Management and Weight Loss

  In the early days of my Diabetes journey i was on victoza. An injection that made me extremely Nauseous most of the time, It did …

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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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Positively  Pumping    

Positively  Pumping All too often in we hear the problems of pumping insulin rather than injecting it, well this is a Positive pumping post 🤗   …

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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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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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Everything I was, I carry with me. Everything I will be, lies waiting on the road ahead. – update -Equality for all people with #Type1Diabetes

      Everything I was, I carry with me. Everything I will be, lies waiting on the road ahead. There was a time when …

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Diabetes Negative Nellies

There are so many different ways of managing diabetes, in this blog I’m talking about Type 1 diabetes because that’s what I live with. Have …

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