Next week is Diabetes Awareness Week across the UK, a seven day long campaign to raise awareness and provide education. The campaign takes place every June and is fronted by Diabetes UK. This year the dates are Monday 11th June – Sunday 17th June.
Tag: type 1 diabetes
High as a kite
I absolutely HATE having high blood sugars! Although the associated feelings are far less intrusive than those you get from a hypo, it just makes you feel so disgustingly drained.
Its common knowledge that type 1 diabetics are likely to suffer with depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses. Yet, despite the successful campaigning of charities such as MIND, the stigma still exists.
As this week is the first ever Insulin Safety Week I thought it was only appropriate to write a relevant post.
On Saturday I had the pleasure of meeting DiAthlete, Gavin Griffiths.
Continue reading DiAthlete 100
Po is low
Hypoglycaemia; the posh, scientific name for low blood sugars. Continue reading Po is low
#Faces of Diabetes
A Day in the Life
Ever wondered what a day in the life of a type 1 diabetic is really like?
Continue reading A Day in the Life