Posts in category: NHS
VIDEO: The Sugar Fix #4

It’s that time again! A monthly check in around all things type 1 diabetes and life. December is a big one isn’t it? Full of all the things… not least trying to ride that blood sugar rollercoaster (or should that be sleigh?!) through …

Stop Me (If you’ve heard it all before)

Stop Me (If you’ve heard it all before) This is a re-edit and repeat of a post I did back in March, but the growing frustration felt by me and others, both patients and healthcare professionals, about the postcode lottery of access to flash glucos…

Do you really want to hurt me? Language matters.

I am a linguist by profession: words and language are (or were) the tools of my trade. I have therefore followed with interest the conversation that has developed over the past year or so regarding the use of language in healthcare.Fundamentally, as Dr…

#WalkInOurBoots (24 hours in the life of a Diabetic Footballer)

After months of behind the scenes work from myself, Ferenc Nagy and the wonderful Andrewartha family, who star in the documentary, we have now finally launched the #WalkInOurBoots campaign to raise awareness of Type 1 Diabetes in Football. TDFC wanted to showcase what life was like for a young footballer living with the condition and … More #WalkInOurBoots (24 hours in the life of a Diabetic Footballer)