Category Archives: Type 1 Diabetes

Talking About Diabetes

#TADtalk2017 Talking about diabetes? One thing is for sure in my personal life, every day, one way or another, I am always bloody talking about diabetes. The difference is, it seldom is in a bad tone – so maybe minus … Continue reading

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Active Education

Today I endured a long distance training run, which stretched over 15 miles on a fairly hilly route into the nearby, more country, areas. It was an old route I always used to take on when preparing myself in the … Continue reading

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The Line

These are just words on a page. The true meaning of these words I wish to share come when you feel the real emotion of being unable to hold back a tear from rolling down your cheek. Not a tear … Continue reading

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Romanian Run

Romania is a country quite far from home for me, somewhere I’d never been to before. If you’ve followed my adventures for a little while now, you’ll probably recognise that I get a buzz from that! Whilst it is not … Continue reading

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Sports and Type 1 evening!

On Tuesday the 28th of April from 6pm until 8pm at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup (South East of London / North of Kent borders) there will be a DiAthlete evening taking place! Sharing stories and spreading some motivation, along with some … Continue reading

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Diabetes Bottoms Up!

Drinking alcohol whilst on injections with type 1 diabetes When outside of preparations for an extreme challenge, it is no hidden secret that I do quite enjoy a good old jolly up; it is a part of many young adult’s … Continue reading

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Type 1 Diabetes and Sport!

Recently on the DiAthlete Facebook Page I shared information ‘from the horse’s mouth’ on my experiences and knowledge regarding type 1 diabetes and the effects in sports and exercise. Through Aerobic and Anaerobic exercises, there are different occurrences that can … Continue reading

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Lifelong Medical Exemption Certificate (???)

Opening my Wednesday post up on a bright winter’s day in South East London (between hail storms), I was somewhat taken by surprise to read about a £100.00 penalty charge and additional £40.25 prescription charge coming my way… @NHSEngland after … Continue reading

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Diabetes World Cup

With the World Cup 2014 coming up in a matter of days, I felt it a right time to post on my experiences with Football and Diabetes – for my life growing up was simply a case of: football, football, … Continue reading

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Diabetes UK’s voluntary Leicester Parents Group Education Event

On Saturday 8th February 2014 Leicester Parents Group hosted a diabetes education day in Loughborough and I was honoured to be invited along as a guest speaker. There were a number of speakers on various aspects in diabetes including Sanofi’s … Continue reading

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