Sunday, April 23, 2017

Georgia

Georgia

Vanessa

Vanessa
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Jan 23

Living for the weekend

As we are both in our mid 20’s, one thing that we both have experience with as diabetics (a lot of experience!) is socialising, clubbing and basically letting our hair down at the weekend. And most importantly, diabetes has never stopped us! We both believe that being able to enjoy ourselves, whether this involves a couple of drinks or not, is incredibly important, regardless of a diabetes diagnosis. We are both big fans of clubbing, festivals (involving camping), concerts,...

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Jan 22

Old School Diabetes Management

Now, as the ‘Fit Diabetics’, myself (Vanessa) and Georgia have A LOT in common. However, one thing that we don’t have in common is how we administer our insulin. I am an old school injection user, whilst Georgia is the owner of an insulin pump. These days, many diabetics I meet/contact are now a proud owner of an insulin pump, as they are becoming more and more readily available (however, funding isn’t always possible!).

If I am being completely honest, I do not know much about...

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Jan 3

I Will Do It In A Minute

Blood glucose testing, one of the most important behaviours involved in ensuring effective diabetes management, yet one of the biggest burdens about having the condition. BG testing is the main method that informs us as to how much glucose we have in our blood, with a target goal between 4-7mmol. But we can all relate to how hard reaching that goal consistently can be (imagine trying to hit the middle of a dart board!), but that is for another blog……what we want to focus on in...

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