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All About Hypoglycaemia Leave a comment Read more »

All About Hypoglycaemia

First let me explain hypoglycaemia to you.

Hypoglycaemia (hypo), is when your blood glucose falls below 4mmol/l.


A Bit of Light-Hearted Diabetes Fun Leave a comment Read more »

A Bit of Light-Hearted Diabetes Fun

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A Letter to my Local MP Gareth Johnson 1 Comment Read more »

A Letter to my Local MP Gareth Johnson

I recently wrote to my local Conservative MP Gareth Johnson to get him to help raise awareness of type 1 diabetes.


Sanofi-Aventis announces iBGStar Blood Glucose Meter for iPhone 14 Comments Read more »

Sanofi-Aventis announces iBGStar Blood Glucose Meter for iPhone

Being an iPhone fan & a type 1 diabetic I was quite excited when I came across this product. I have heard rumours in the past about Blood glucose iPhone accesories but have never seen them be released.


The Hospital, Episode on Young Diabetics, 16th August, Channel 4 (May Day Hospital) 6 Comments Read more »

The Hospital, Episode on Young Diabetics, 16th August, Channel 4 (May Day Hospital)

I was dreading but also looking forward to this programme, as i was intrigued as to how they portrayed us, but i also knew it might anger me. I didnt actually manage to watch it on the Monday night, but managed to catch up on wednesday night.


Circle D - Diabetes Support Group Leave a comment Read more »

Circle D – Diabetes Support Group

I thought I would chat about my Diabetes support group Circle D, run by my friend Shelley Bennett.

The mission and aim of Circle D is to support as many 18-30 year old’s with diabetes as possible. This can be through all sorts of different ways, such as Facebook, the forum, the website, the meetings or events.


I bought a .co domain! Leave a comment Read more »

I bought a .co domain!

So today i finally decided to buy rebeccaireland.co today, and I’m really glad I did, it seems to be really popular so far!

The .co domain was created as a country code for Columbia, but anyone can buy a .co domain. They are ideal if you can’t get a .co.uk or .com domain, or to say something about your site, like it is a community website.


London 10k run for Diabetes UK ... I done it! Leave a comment Read more »

London 10k run for Diabetes UK … I done it!

Well saying I was dreading this run is an understatement!

It was hard, but I fought through it, with my Type 1 diabetic friend Shelley Bennett (She runs
Circle D).


The day I got my beloved iPad Leave a comment Read more »

The day I got my beloved iPad

I had waited for this day for months (well since announcement day) and was ridiculously excited. The few days before I had already visited the App store on iTunes and downloaded some apps ready for when i got my iPad.


I'm running the 10k for Diabetes UK in July. 1 Comment Read more »

I’m running the 10k for Diabetes UK in July.

Well, I have had Type 1 diabetes since May 1997 (13 years!). A few weeks before I was diagnosed I had a common cold, a week later my family noticed I was constantly tired and consuming high volume of liquids. They knew this was unusual so I was taken to the doctors who tested my blood glucose and saw that it was very high.


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