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Diabetes: I’m Thankful For…

How much does diabetes shape your personality? If you’ve ever experienced high blood sugars while at a party or surrounded by other people, you’ll know feeling tired and ill turns you into an introvert. Making conversation, especially with strangers, requires far too much effort. Perhaps many of we introverted diabetics are extroverts dying to get … Continue reading

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Diabetes in the News – the Perils of Being a Woman and “Smart Insulin” Trials

It’s difficult to avoid news about diabetes, as there are regular articles in the press – from the doom and gloom predictions about burdens on the healthcare system to simplistic pieces about “cures”, diabetes makes the news on a regular basis. Two news items caught my eye recently: one which talked about the greater risks … Continue reading