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My Diabetes Kit, by playwrite and actress Jade Byrne

Friday, June 14th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Actress Jade Byrne is taking a play on tour, Pricks, which she has written about her life with diabetes. Getting straight to the point, the theatrical performance is called Pricks. Sharply observed, here she explains how she came up with the idea.  In read more »

Marathon running when you have diabetes

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Top tips on running when you have diabetes, from local jogs to long-distance and endurance running. Jen Grieves Jen Grieves, who has been within the pages of this magazine before, once ran a half-marathon and describes herself as a ‘recreational runner’. She says, “I read more »

JDRF quiz for Diabetes Week

Monday, June 10th, 2019 | 0 Comments
For Diabetes Week (10 to 16 June) charity JDRF is focusing on how a lack of understanding of Type 1 diabetes has led to myths and misconceptions, which can impact on emotional wellbeing for people living with the condition. It will be read more »

Sweet Success

Friday, June 7th, 2019 | 0 Comments
We interviewed Kendra Leighton in the previous issue, who not only wears an Omnipod insulin pump ‘pod’, but it transpired that she also makes a living working with cocoa pods! Described on her website as a ‘voracious reader and chocolatier,’ Kendra Leighton is read more »

Infusion pumps for Type 2 diabetes

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 | 0 Comments
People with Type 2 diabetes who used an on-body patch pump from Valeritas reduced HbA1c in a study on the validity of its V-Go wearable insulin delivery device. Data in the study came from a retrospective analysis of 139 patients with Type read more »

T1D networks to get more funding

Monday, June 3rd, 2019 | 0 Comments
A network of British scientists, backed by Diabetes UK and JDRF, has been working together to conduct clinical trials to find new treatments that will stop or prevent Type 1 diabetes. With renewed funding, the network will continue for a further three read more »

Burton diabetes event 18 June

Thursday, May 30th, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Burton Diabetes UK Group are once again holding their Annual Public Event and the topic this year is: Diabetes – I’m in Charge! Speakers include Dr Ruth Chambers, OBE, who is an honorary professor at Keele University, and visiting professor at Staffordshire read more »


Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 | 0 Comments
To read a comprehensive and insightful Daily Mail interview with Grantchester star James Norton, who claims that ‘Type 1 diabetes is my superpower’, click HERE. read more »

Latest issue: Nothing beats a blood test (sometimes), plus an update on diabetes medications

Friday, May 24th, 2019 | 0 Comments
The purpose of this magazine is to bring news and information to people living with, or caring for, people with diabetes, with a particular emphasis on diabetes technology. While CGM sensors are a mini revolution in diabetes care, the fact is that read more »

Talking About Diabetes (TAD) goes on tour

Friday, May 24th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Talking About Diabetes (TAD) is a series of conferences that have been set up by three endocrinologists, Professor Peter Hindmarsh (who last year won the Daily Mail NHS Health Hero award), Dr Catherine Peters and Dr Partha Kar. Dr Peters, a consultant read more »