Tag - help

My 20,000 strong healthcare team

Where would I be without my 20,000 health team?

They’re open 24 hours a day and weekends too. I can ask almost any question I like and usually get a detailed response. What’s more, many of my questions are answered even before I’ve asked them.

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How did I end up here? – a brief history of my diabetes

As a first post, I shall open with a bit of background on myself.

I’m Benedict, the Editor of Diabetes.co.uk. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes aged 11. I felt I had quite an easy time through school as my twice daily injections meant I didn’t have to inject at school and was therefore rarely viewed as ‘the diabetic’. I confess to lying about my numbers to my doctors, to my family and to myself but I felt no guilt in doing so. By the time I went to University, my sugar levels were far from great but I didn’t view them as a problem at the time.

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