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Caffeine Fix

Coffee 😍 My friends describe me as a coffee snob, which is true, and I make no apologies for liking exceptional coffee!  But what are the effects of caffeine for a Type 1 Diabetic? ☕️ January 2017, one week after a stint in ICU while I was recovering in the ward, the hospital nutritionalist payed… Continue reading Caffeine Fix

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The Mind Game

Does your mind ever play tricks on you? No? Well, mine does, and it really only started since I was diagnosed.   It’s a funny thing, when you’re tricked by your own mind into believing that you did something you didn’t or you tell yourself something repeatedly even though it’s not possible or blatantly untrue. … Continue reading The Mind Game

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The Freestyle Libre

As I'm sure you've probably seen on my social media channels, I recently got my hands on an Abbott Freestyle Libre. A really cool piece of diabetes technology. Basically, it's a circular sensor that attaches to the arm and reads your blood glucose levels. It's not the prettiest of devices as it stands out about… Continue reading The Freestyle Libre