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2011 Charity Calendar

I was approached to sell a charity calendar on the site by a group of parents of children with diabetes at St Peter's Hospital in Chertsey, Surrey. They are trying to raise money for JDRF, the calendar costs £10 and is a great little calendar for next year. I would sell this on the site but I have no means of accepting money so here is the link http://www.jdrfcalendar2011.com/index.html so please click and buy the calendar. This is a little bit of Info about the people who have organised the ...  

Borderline diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

I was talking with a friend the other day who had just been told by someone at work that they had borderline diabetes and wanted to reduce their working hours because of this. They asked me if this was true - all I could really answer was yes Doctors are diagnosing people with borderline diabetes, but surely you are diabetic or not! I read this article and thought it had some good points (http://www.diabeteshome.ca/borderline.php) - "There is no such thing as borderline d...  

Dr Jens Diabetes Diary

I have just read a new blog post from Dr Jen who is the lady I wrote about regarding the psychological impact of diabetes. I found the new post interesting so I thought I would share it: Life with diabetes is tough. Not only do you have to deal with a chronic, long term condition that has no cure – but you have to do this largely on your own, every day for the rest of your life, all the while under the cloud of the possibility of developing long term complications. ...