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Read what things have affected me this week and my thoughts on any recent news articles.

Week 4

For those of you who didn't watch Channel M yesterday I am trying to get a copy to put on the site, so watch this space! It was really good talking about diabetes but I could have talked for longer, may be on the next one! I have been to see the diabetic specialist this week at the antenatal diabetic clinic. I did however feel a bit of a fraud as there was me with my little bump and all the other mums to be were, lets say a little rounder! My HbA1c had gone up to 7.3 so a little disappointing...  

TV Appearance

Just to let you all know I will be getting my 5 minutes of fame on Thursday 30th July on Channel M (sky 203, virgin media 878, Free-to-air 39). Interview is scheduled for the channel M today programme at 5.00, please tune in before then if you can. I will be talking about living with diabetes and how I feel the site can help people. I will let you know how it goes. Please watch xxx...  

Week 3

My husband went to give blood this week and even though I knew I was not able to give blood I asked if I could. The senior nurse explained why there is a blanket no for diabetics giving blood. It’s not because of the blood being high in glucose it’s a safety precaution for you. Because they take so much blood there is a cha...  

Week 2

It has been a very interesting week for me with the website going live. First of all thank you to everyone who has taken the time to look at the site, I hope there is plenty of information for you. If you do want anything adding remember to email me. I had to go for my annual optician appointment this week, which involved an eye exam and the retinotherapy photos. I had been getting very bad headaches and with being pregnant have not been able to take anything except paracetamol so hav...  

Welcome!

Welcome to diabetic friend and my weekly blog, I hope you find our website useful. It’s been very interesting setting the site up, even my husband has learnt a thing or two about diabetes and he’s lived with me from day one! Diabetes has been in the news a lot recently, mainly due to the increase in the number of people diagnosed with type 2. However you also get the good points like Fibi Ward’s book, No Added Sugar; she has written about her feelings after learning she was diabetic and...