BBC – Hidden disabilities: Pain beneath the surface
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BBC – Hidden disabilities: Pain beneath the surface

Hidden disabilities: Pain beneath the surface Imagine having to inject yourself thousands of times over the course of your lifetime, but never talking about it to anyone. Many people live with hidden disabilities – conditions which don’t have physical signs but are painful, exhausting and isolating. Sympathy and understanding from others can often be in … Continue reading

Blogging About Diabetes
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Blogging About Diabetes

Medical News Today summed up ten of the best diabetes blogs. Sadly, we weren’t one of them (there’s no justice in this world), but they did make some great suggestions that I want to check out. Why blog about diabetes? When I was first diagnosed, there were few opportunities to meet other people with diabetes. … Continue reading

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Diabetes Week

Oops! We forgot to do anything to mark Diabetes Week in the UK (it finishes today), a bit remiss seeing as we’re a blog all about diabetes. So, to make up for our tardiness, here are some interesting facts about diabetes… The earliest known written record that referred to diabetes is thought to be 1,500 … Continue reading

Heri: Understanding your biological clock
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Heri: Understanding your biological clock

Daily Health Points The Art of Healthy Living   Synchronizing with our biological clock Biological Human Clock The 24-hour light–dark cycle is a fundamental characteristic of Earth’s environment and profoundly influences the behaviour and physiology of animals and humans. The illustration above highlight how hormone production and vital signs fluctuate during the day. This is called … Continue reading