Sugar High Sugar Low: Preparing for pregnancy

Before conceiving I had a lot of things to contemplate such as being fit, healthy, eating well, having tight control of my blood glucose levels and most important of all achieving at least an A1c of 7.0%. Both diabetes and pregnancy combined have their own unique challenges. I knew that I would have a lot…

The beeping D ……

As you may know I recently started a sensor trial, which started off really well. I got my sensor fitted everything was running smoothly until I decided I was going to go to the supermarket. First supermarket trip The moment, I stepped into the supermarket doors. BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP! (Anti-theft alarm) Of course I…

Cyborg for a month or perhaps longer :/

As a lot of my readers may know I’m from the UK. As a type 1 diabetic living in the UK all my diabetes care and expenses are paid for by the NHS (National Health Service). This means that all my diabetes equipment, my insulin pump, my test strips, my blood glucose machines and even…