Life’s Blessings

So let me start by apologising to my readers for being away from my blog for the past few months. A lot has happened since I last posted but i’m back and I hope to be posting more frequently. Life is amazing and can take you on so many different paths.  My life took a turn…

What is it about coffee?

Coffee  커피  قهوة  café Kaffee コー​​ヒー Is coffee good or bad for diabetes? Hmmm!! This is a question I‘ve been asking myself ever since my blood glucose levels (BGL) started to wreak havoc. As a child coffee was always painted in such poor light. It was something I was never allowed to have. I was told…

Type 1 diabetic on Metformin

Type 1 diabetic? CHECK Insulin dependent? CHECK  Taking Metformin?  ERR CHECK Yup your vision isn’t failing you. I’m a type 1 diabetic on Metformin. I started to take metformin over 4 years ago alongside my insulin pump therapy. I began to notice that my insulin basal doses seemed to be increasing steadily on a monthly…