Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 22:29

When I was first diagnosed with diabetes at age nine one of the first things I asked my dad was: “Does this mean I can’t play sports anymore?” My parents can tell you that I’ve been passionate about sports and competitive from a very early age. Consequently, when I was diagnosed I was worried that diabetes was going to stop me from doing the things I loved.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 14:56

When on MDI, I rotated my injection sites from my abdomen, arms and legs. For the past 12 years I have been rotating my pump infusion sites on my abdomen and sides.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 14:42

What are some things you need to know about routine care when you have diabetes and take insulin? How often do you need to see your doctor? What tests and checks are usually done?

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Monday, December 3, 2018 - 15:06

It is coming up to the time of year again where we all enjoy the time with family, presents and all the food and drinking. This all sounds great, however for those either with T1 or supporting a child with T1, it can be more daunting than exciting.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:23

That’s me! I did not see diabetes in my future, so it was a huge task to accept that I would have multiple daily injections for the rest of my life. But it was the continual high and low glucose levels that drove me mad. I’m not kidding, I literally went crazy having to guess where my glucose levels were going to be.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 15:52

When I was first diagnosed I learned about the risk of diabetes complications. While these can be tough discussions to have, I knew it was important to learn the potential impact diabetes could have on my body.

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