I Just Want To Be Normal

I just want to be normal…

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A Very Basic Guide to Carb Counting

One of the biggest tools to help you with the management of Type 1 Diabetes is carb counting or carbohydrate counting.

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An Open Letter to The BBC and Eastenders

  My open letter to the BBC and Eastenders.

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Type 1 Diabetes and Christmas

Originally my post about Type 1 Diabetes and Christmas was planned as a humorous post about some of the funny things people presume that people with Type 1 Diabetes either want for Christmas or aren’t allowed for Christmas.

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World Diabetes Day – The Faces of Type 1 Diabetes

Today is World Diabetes Day, and since my eldest son Fin has had Type 1 Diabetes for over 6 years it’s a day of mixed emotions for me. I feel sad that he has to cope with a lot being a Type 1, I feel…

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Type 1 Diabetes School Help and Tips

The Summer holidays are approaching and some parents of Type 1 Diabetic children are no doubt starting to worry about their children starting school for the first time, or entering a new year with a new teacher when they end. That’s why I decided to…

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Signs and symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes – our diagnosis story.

  It’s almost the anniversary of when my son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 5 and this year it will have been 6 years. Before he was diagnosed I didn’t know what the signs and symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes…

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Diabetes Awareness Week – Type 1 Diabetes Truths

This week is Diabetes Awareness Week, and in honour of that my post today is a little list of things people say, ask or seem to think about Type 1 Diabetes, that let’s just say aren’t really accurate, and the corresponding truth.

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