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hi i am 32 and live in scotland, i have 3 boys my eldest has type 1 diabetes who was diagnosed at age 2 which was a great shock to us but managing ok with it. also another son has asthma and hayfever. i am doing a sponsered slim to raise money for jdrf, so am on a eating healthy plan and love... Full Bio
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Improved access to insulin pumps in Scotland

Taken from JDRF UK JDRF welcomes the news that all eligible under eighteens with type 1 diabetes in Scotland will now have access to insulin...

Hypo's and Food

The hypo's continued pretty much all weekend, although thankfully we only had that one night time hypo, been a struggle to get his blood sugars to...


My son's blood sugar's were pretty much on the low side yesterday, so was worried he would have a hypo attack at some point, he hasn't had a bad...

HbA1c and why its important...

I explained my sons HbA1c was 9.5% and this was quite high showing poor control of diabetes, this result shows what his blood glucose has been...

Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes

Nocturnal Enuresis (night time bed-wetting) Polydipsia (excessive thirst) Polyuria (frequent urination) Weight...

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