Are You Losing Control Of Your Diabetes Over Fear of Hypoglycaemia?

Significant Impact of Hypos on Daily Life It is our experience here at Diabetes Insight that fear of hypoglycemia is singly the most important limiting factor in managing type 1 diabetes and that identifying the fear of hypoglycemia among people with diabetes may be of the greatest importance on the road to effective diabetes management. On…

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of being a Parent of a Child with Type 1 Diabetes

The range of emotions and feelings a parent of a child with Type 1 Diabetes can range from mild to downright off the wall and the reality is there is nothing abnormal about it. Any parent will know the fears, worries and concerns they have for their child’s future, without a diagnosis of Type 1…

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Apathy, Lack of Motivation & Diabetes

 Huge Gaps It should come as no surprise that the majority of studies and research shows that there is huge gap between what people with diabetes know they should do to improve their health, and what they actually manage to achieve. More troubling, however, is that many people say they have not even tried to follow…

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Is is a Hindrance as a Health Care Professional Not to have Diabetes?

Lately I have found myself in a strange place in my career. For some people I encounter, it has become an apparent hindrance to them that I do NOT have diabetes. Yes……you read that right, a hindrance. Do You Have Diabetes? For many people my professional experience, qualifications and personal experience of living/caring for someone…

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Reaction to Fitness ‘Professional’ Post Feb 25th 2015

The reaction to yesterdays post has been mixed both openly and behind the scenes, but so much so I felt it warranted a public response from myself. I knew when I posted the blog it would be controversial and I was prepared for that. Selfish, Hiding & Not Doing Enough Since the post went live,…

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