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  • Lamont D
    Posted by Lamont D on Dec 11
    I have had to witness the local A&E three times in the past week. The first was one of my family having rhinovirus, the second was a footballer who had a torn ligament, the third was myself, receiving far too many volts from an electrical power point! What a hat-trick! The care was fantastic,...
  • Hello everyone! Now that I’ve gotten the MiaoMiao and tomato app and running on my 14 day libre. I thought I’d let you all know my thoughts so far, to be updated as things change. For anyone not familiar with the MiaoMiao, i studied and learned more information about MM from MiaoMiao Customer...
  • Gary61
    Posted by Gary61 on Dec 10
    I have now reached a happy medium with my veganish diet. I now stay on it for usually 4 days and then eat basically what I like on the other 3 days of the week. I have found this compromise more achievable to make and am enjoying the contrasting differences I am experiencing. I had my 5yr old...
  • CherryAA
    Posted by CherryAA on Nov 30
    Its now three years since I was diagnosed with T2 diabetes. It is 2.5 years since I reversed it with a low carb/ ketogenic diet based on meat, fish, dairy, eggs and above ground vegetables. I started a blog here on the impact of hyperinsulinaemia on almost all chronic health conditions....
  • Robertgray30
    Posted by Robertgray30 on Nov 26
    We get so many mixed messages about what to eat and what not to eat I sat and watched a program which many of you may have seen, called the Game Changers. The program champions the Vegan diet and highlights the achievements made by various athletes when removing meat and dairy from their...
  • Resurgam
    Posted by Resurgam on Nov 21
    Luckily I was writing down my songs when I started to take the statin. I had always had a list of the songs I sing, written down as I went along, so chronological order. As I was getting on a bit, I decided to make a book of them, the versions I sang, for posterity. Then I found I had forgotten...
  • i visited my dentist yesterday as I was considering having two teeth implanted. Well once again diabetes has added to the risks of complications and risk of the implants being unsuccessful unless my diabetes is under good control. With my latest hb1c being 73 it’s not a risk I want to take as...
  • Resurgam
    Posted by Resurgam on Nov 15
    Well - three years ago today I was diagnosed type two - still not seen the GP who diagnosed me, nor had any HCP speak to me about my diabetes - I don't expect I will. I have been called in to be encouraged to take statins - and been sent 'tickets' to go to have a blood test and a general health...
  • Gary61
    Posted by Gary61 on Nov 13
    Hi all, I've just got back from a nice long walk with my Golden Retriever called Jessie and thought I'd tell you about the changes I've made to my diet with dramatic results. Last week, a friend of mine suggested that I watch a new film/documentary called ' THE GAME CHANGERS ' on Netflix. So I...
  • I've just had a really good day at the Diabetes U.K. Tech Conference which was held in Swansea University. There were several speakers presenting, from Senior Consultants to a few Type 1 individuals. I learnt that for a much safer chance of developing complications, a diabetic must stay in the...
  • Hi everyone, today I thought I would show you how I control my blood sugars when having a curry. I know that probably the vast majority of Type 1 diabetics would never dream of eating something like this so I thought I'd show that it is possible to do so especially using my new pump, My...
  • I've just returned after spending 4 days in Paris as a surprise birthday present for my daughter. We decided to spend a night in London and then travel by Eurostar to Paris on the following day. The convenience of being hooked up to a pump makes all the difference in enjoying a trip away. It...
  • poemagraphic
    Posted by poemagraphic on Oct 30
    Shine on Oh! Light of Silence How You resonate deeply within my soul my very being Lost in an eternity of incessant noise. I sense freedom at last Now like a crescendo from the Gods it bursts my limitations Shattering them into an infinitesimal smattering of smithereens far beyond...
  • poemagraphic
    Posted by poemagraphic on Oct 21
    Don’t Cross The Line There is something wrong here, there is no denying So many of our youth, daily are dying Stabbed with a blade, with malicious intent Blead out on the ground, lay under our tent A blue and white tape, flaps in the breeze That cordons off a crime scene. There on their knees...
  • Gary61
    Posted by Gary61 on Oct 14
    Had a really difficult day trying to maintain a good level of control. I pumped a fair bit more insulin than I needed with no real visible effect. It was very frustrating. Out of desperation and several hours I then renewed my cannula and placed it on a different site. Lo and behold my sugars...
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