Posts in category: health
Via Insta: Not Today

Type 1 diabetes, you got me good today – for some reason and for no particular reason at all. My mind and body are so strong right now, but a rough night of hypos and rebounds saw me wake up with a stubbornly high blood glucose which I grappled w…

Study Subject

Something that has always been a big fear of mine regarding my diabetes, and potential complications, has been loosing my vision. I think this is a common fear for those of us with diabetes, since the first things we hear about are going blind, loosing…

VIDEO: Diabetes Debrief #1

Hello dears! Giving something new a try here – a very informal natter about the things that have been occupying my brain lately when it comes to living with and managing type 1 diabetes because WOAH NELLY this thing loves to get into your head so…

I’ll Still Use the Nima Sensor

There were new reports today from Gluten Free Watchdog regarding the Nima gluten sensor. Third party testing released from Nima showed that the gluten sensor is wrong much of the time.

There were false positives (times when the sensor showed gluten, w…

My chronic condition is telling me something about the importance of downtime

My feet (along with the rest of me, it feels important to add) are firmly back in the UK after a wonderful, surreal two month Mallorcan work adventure and I’m currently ~gasp~ not working for a few weeks. By choice. Say what? Until this year, I’ve neve…

Via Insta: Insulin Pump Body Confidence

I spy with my little eye… a rather tragic cabin tan… but no visible insulin pump! In ‘real life’ I generally wear my Omnipod across my stomach where no unsuspecting tinker can bash it, but being by poolside with new work colleagues is weird…

How Do You Educate the Educated?

One of the things that comes up too often in our diabetes community would be the number of those we loose to undiagnosed diabetes. Too often, adults and children are lost because a doctor misdiagnoses Type 1 diabetes as the flu, or a parent or the undi…