9 Years On: Diabetes Week

  This week is Diabetes Week in the UK, a week which is partly about people telling their stories online about Diabetes in the hope of raising awareness of what still is a very misunderstood condition.

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Meet the Parents with Helen of Actually Mummy

  Today I have a new interview for the Meet the Parents of Children with Type 1 Diabetes series, this time the interview is with Helen from Actually Mummy. To find out all about the series, pop to the initial Meet the Parents post.

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Review: iHealth Align Blood Glucose Meter

Our review of the iHealth Align Gluco-monitoring System from MySelfCare.

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Why I am Grateful for the T1D Community

  When my eldest was first diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes eight and a half years ago, everything that I saw via my online searches was negative. Negative and downright scary.

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The Testing Strips Battle: Diabetes Awareness Month

  Today was the last day of Diabetes Awareness month and sadly I have to say that some of those who need to be more aware of Diabetes (Types 1, 2 and more) are the GPs and Doctor’s surgeries around the UK.

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HbA1c: AKA The Bad Mum Test

  Imagine if there was a test you had to take every few months that would answer definitively in your own head whether you were a good or a bad parent? Scary thought hey?

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Letting Go Just a Little Bit

  My eldest was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes 8 years, 1 month and 28 days ago and in that time I have only been more than 2 hours away from him once.

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Two of the Scariest Moments of My Life

  Two of the scariest moments in my life have involved taking my eldest son home.

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