1. Get the Diabetes Forum App for your phone - available on iOS and Android.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Guest, we'd love to know what you think about the forum! Take the Diabetes Forum Survey 2021 »
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Diabetes Forum should not be used in an emergency and does not replace your healthcare professional relationship. Posts can be seen by the public.
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Guest, stay home, stay safe, save the NHS. Stay up to date with information about keeping yourself and people around you safe here and GOV.UK: Coronavirus (COVID-19). Think you have symptoms? NHS 111 service is available here.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community »
Fairygodmother
Last Activity:
Sep 17, 2021 at 11:07 PM
Joined:
Apr 30, 2013
Messages:
3,811
Trophy Points:
198
Positive ratings received:
9,580

Post Ratings

Received: Given:
Like 5,350 6,849
Agree 1,600 1,099
Funny 692 240
Winner 517 339
Informative 127 147
Friendly 661 301
Useful 29 7
Optimistic 66 164
Creative 3 0
Hug 535 484
Gender:
Female
Birthday:
Sep 20, 1949 (Age: 71)

Share This Page

Fairygodmother

Well-Known Member, Female, 71

Fairygodmother was last seen:
Sep 17, 2021 at 11:07 PM
    1. Heathero
      Heathero
      Hi can anyone please inform me of where I can find a Covid warning for type 1 diabetics that I can copy? My insurance company need proof of risk Re travel claim!
    2. Pasha
      Pasha
      What does "double dibbed "mean ?, thanks in advance for your reply.
  • Loading...
  • Loading...
  • About

    Gender:
    Female
    Birthday:
    Sep 20, 1949 (Age: 71)
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 1
    Treatment type:
    Insulin
    Exercise:
    Swim, walk, garden, dance when music's good.
    Likes:
    Film, talk, travelling, friends, growing things, walks in green places, music, new ideas.
    Dislikes:
    Bigotry, reliance on unsupported 'facts', unkindness, unfairness.
    Two lovely daughters, two lovely grandsons, two lovely sons-in-law/partners, all of us well-travelled.
    Feel very lucky to have been diagnosed at all (nearly didn't make it back in 1970), and am delighted to have gained from advances in research and treatment since then. I'm keenly aware, however, of how little is understood by non-diabetics of the ways Type 1 affects day-to-day life.
    I'm also keenly aware, through personal experience, of the extent to which every person with diabetes is dependent upon their own understanding of it and the varied skills of the teams who 'manage' treatments: I've encountered the excellent and the execrable!
  • Loading...
  • Meet the Community

    Find support, connect with others, ask questions and share your experiences with people with diabetes, their carers and family.

    Did you know: 7 out of 10 people improve their understanding of diabetes within 6 months of being a Diabetes Forum member. Get the Diabetes Forum App and stay connected on iOS and Android

    Grab the app!
  • Tweet with us

  • Like us on Facebook