Scott Allan was just three-years-old when diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, but the 23-year-old is now playing for one of the biggest football clubs in Scotland.
It was with great trepidation on January 8 2015 that I signed up for the half marathon in Coventry scheduled on March 1.
My type 1 diabetes aside, I’ve never been the fittest of chaps, or the leanest, and the prospect of chronologically running, walking and crawling 13.1 miles was daunting.
Diabetes.co.uk will be conducting a live Q&A with the creators of the Fixing Dad documentary on Sunday March 1 2015 to discuss how Geoff Whitington battled to fight his type 2 diabetes.
Stephen Clancy, a professional cyclist born in Limerick, Ireland races for Team Novo Nordisk, but considers his type 1 diabetes just “one extra thing to think about.”
If you receive free medication to manage your diabetes in England, and you do not have a valid Medical Exemption Certificate, you could be in for a sting.
Users of our Diabetes Forum have recently felt the force of the NHS Business Service Agency for collecting their medication without having a valid certificate – and received charges for it.
In the UK, insulin doesn’t cost anything for diabetics who require it, but there is an estimated 50 million people worldwide who cannot afford insulin.
A five-year-old boy from Barrow saved his mother from a diabetic coma after remembering his emergency training and calling for help.
We’ve chosen some of our favourite low-carb lunches to keep your sugars under control. Get all the tasty goodness you desire – but with way less carbs than normal! Enjoy…