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So far Gavin Griffiths has created 28 blog entries.

#DearDrBanting

#DearDrBanting Campaign It has been 100 years since the famous co-discovery of insulin, that has continuously saved millions of lives ever since. In this campaign, teaming up with Banting House in Canada, we simply wish to say THANK YOU! Not only to Dr Banting, but to those who make a positive impact in our lives

DiAview: Rossi’s pregnancy

Rossitza, from Sofia, Bulgaria, has been living with type 1 diabetes since childhood years - diagnosed over 26 years ago. Also a volunteer for the Bulgarian Diabetes Association, the dedicated advocate in January became a mother to her firstborn child, Stella. Rossi shares her experience in this DiAview: What were your personal thoughts about pregnancy

#DiAview: Graham Chamberlain

Karate athlete Graham Chamberlain, 35, is from South Africa. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in Pretoria at the age of 16, Graham feels that only recently in his life with diabetes he has received more supportive medical care having moved to Cape Town and been fortunate enough to have got an insulin pump, which meant

#Diaview Josie Clark, Sister Act

When we hear powerful voices across the diabetes online community, or (in the days when) attending diabetes events, we more often receive perspectives from people who have become 'advocates' in their own way through the experiences of being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, from parents who work tirelessly to take on the responsibilities of this

"Turning up at the challenge intro and registration event with my baggy football shorts on and Diathlete hoody, with a bicycle 🚲 I had borrowed from a friend down my street (before he knew of it)  who had acquired it for £100 some years before,  it soon hit me that I might not be so

Manhattan Marathons

Written by Gavin Griffiths. The goal was to raise funds for Marjorie's Fund, that was the essential part! The challenge was to inspire fundraising by taking on running 7 marathons in 7 days in living with type 1 diabetes, starting and finishing in Manhattan, New York - where Marjorie's Fund and their founders Dr. Jason

DiAview: Jordan Thompson

Jordan Thompson is a talented professional cricketer for Yorkshire County Cricket Club (CCC), who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 7 years ago at the age of 16. In this DiAview, Jordan shares about his journey in cricket with diabetes, including the hurdles around sport during this year's pandemic and lockdown, and the initial fears