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A Life That Just Gets Better!

Guest Post by Annabelle Leve Hi, let me introduce myself! I was diagnosed with T1 diabetes in 1977, at the age of 11 years. I was admitted to the Royal Children’s hospital (Melbourne) almost in a coma. I stayed in the hospital and was ‘trained’ to look after my condition over 2 weeks. I was embarrassed…

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Why You Need to Take a Break From Diabetes

Why You Need to Take a Break From Diabetes

We all have our favourite memories and ideas about what makes the perfect holidays. Maybe yours is skiing on a powder white slope; lazing on a golden sunny beach under a palm tree; hiking in bushland; an eco holiday; rail journey or cruise – whatever the word “holiday” conjures up for you, there will be many dreams, memories, emotions…

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Tips For Travel & Diabetes

travel and diabetes tips

A while ago I traveled to Darwin where the weather is so HOT and my diabetes tried to push me around as it did not like the sudden change in weather either. Have you experienced that and how do you find travel and diabetes? I travel a lot for work, which I love, but find…

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My d-holiday in Thailand

Guest Post, Sally Marchini, Dietitian Wow! I really needed that break! I had concerns about my diabetes and coeliac disease before I left, but other than a few minor hiccups, they were fine.  I prepared well, and was mindful of my activities (as much as possible) so thought I’d share some of the highlights with…

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Cruising with diabetes

Guest Post Sally Marchini, Dietitian Sometimes going on holiday with diabetes can be a worry when you don’t know what to expect food-wise. Today’s blog will look at how you can prepare for your wonderful cruising holiday and how to make the most of it while avoiding the rollercoaster of glycemic control. It’s important to…

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In the busyness of daily life, especially when you live with such an in your face condition as diabetes, it can be hard to stop and smell the roses. I try to take a small part of every day to do this, while every spare inch of time is filled in caring for my children,…

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