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

Week 21 – Only 2 weeks til D Day!

I went for a 36 week scan yesterday and baby Steel has slowed down on the weight front and now stands at a hearty 8lb! Only two weeks to go, we went through the reasons for the c-section again. It’s not just the weight of the baby it’s because diabetics are prone to baby’s with larger shoulders and therefore they can get ...  

Week 20

Welcome to all the fans on facebook and new members to the site – the forum is beginning to be used. It’s great to see you all sharing your own experiences. ...  

Week 19 – Support World Diabetes Day

Thank you to everyone who has become a fan on our facebook page, we have only had the page a few days so tell all your friends.  ...  

Twitter and Facebook

Follow us on twitter (search for diabetic_friend) or become a fan on facebook (search for diabetic friend)....  

Week 18 – Disposal of Needles!

I was talking to my diabetic nurse yesterday about disposing of needles. When I was first diagnosed I was told to put my used needles in a rigid none clear container, for example a washed bleach bottle, then to dispose of in the general waste. After being diagnosed nobody then talks to you about needle disposable, which I find ...