Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:32

In a time where the way we manage our T1D is changing at a dramatically quick rate, one of the big things we need to contemplate is “TRUST”.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 21:00

I’ve been Type 1 since the age of 14 and managed my sugars relatively well with injections until I became pregnant. Changing hormones and a continual need for more insulin can make good diabetes management a full-time job. My first pregnancy, aged 36, began perfectly with good HBA1c.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 08:57

I sat with my family the other night and asked them how they felt about the way I am looking after my diabetes right now. There were a couple of shrugs and a couple of “yeps”. The tone was mono to say the least. 

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Monday, September 17, 2018 - 15:36

After finding out my pregnant sister had jumped the fence of my apartment complex to wake me up from an overnight hypo, I realised I had to do something about my diabetes management...

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 23:12

Like living with or supporting someone with T1D isn't tough enough, everything seems to be thrown out the window and you go back to the drawing board when you get sick.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 17:52

Living with Type 1 Diabetes is hard! Before I started using an insulin pump, I was on 10 injections a day and had no quality of life. Every waking moment was devoted to calculating carbohydrates, mental calculation and incredible amounts of problem solving. This was just diabetes so you can imagine how this had a negative impact on the rest of my life. It felt like a massive weight was taken off my shoulders when I got my first insulin pump in 2011....

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