Superhero - a benevolent fictional character with superhuman powers As part of World Diabetes Day JDRF UK (JDRF are the type 1 diabetes charity who fund research to cure type 1 diabetes) were running a social media campaign about type 1 diabetes superheros. The aim of the campaign was for people to share their type 1 diabetes … Continue reading My Type 1 Diabetes Superhero
Hi everyone I've taken to YouTube again for my latest blog. We’ve all been there where you've had an appointment which you’ve been waiting months for and after you leave your appointment you are none the wiser as to the benefit of attending. I read an article the other day on how to get more … Continue reading 4 Essential tips for better diabetes appointments
A Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis is a difficult time for everyone. The person newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, their family and friends. In my latest blog or vlog (I'm on YouTube now!) I talk about my type 1 diabetes diagnosis which you can view on my YouTube channel here. Thanks everyone. Dan Check out my … Continue reading My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Story
In September I was invited by the Diabetes team at Barts Hospital in London to speak at their Type 1 Diabetes Celebration Day. I would like to thank the team for inviting me to speak. This is the second time that I have been invited to one of their events and have enjoyed it. I … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes Celebration Day
During the years living with type 1 diabetes I can pinpoint my most difficult times. One of the most difficult times for me was the change from pediatric to adult clinic. This is commonly known as the transition period. It's almost like moving from primary school to secondary school. I'll provide a bit of background. … Continue reading Diabetes Wilderness
In life we are told that we always need a 'Why'. A quick search shows that why is defined as for what reason or purpose. In essence, there must be a reason or purpose for an activity. So here is my why for starting this blog. I've had type 1 diabetes for over two decades and … Continue reading Why I started my blog.
Hello my name is Daniel or Dan and I have type 1 diabetes. I was diagnosed in August 1996 and have lived with the condition for over 20 years. You can read more about me here. I will talk about why I decided to start this blog in my next post. I hope you enjoy my … Continue reading Hi.