Archive - June 2013

Diabetes.co.uk Wristband to the Rescue!

For those with diabetes, hypoglycemia is an ever present anxiety as it can arise with little to no warning at the worst of times.

Today, we have the story of Robert Cranshaw, a football fan and type 1 diabetic. He had travelled to Liverpool to watch the match and as many do, he indulged in a couple of beers throughout the day.

The day soon took a turn for the worst when Robert decided it was time to go home. Without realising it, his blood sugar had dropped too low so he became disoriented and boarded the wrong train. This mistake could quite easily be noticed by others as just a drunken error, as the symptoms of hypoglycemia are very much like those of being drunk.

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