As a person living with diabetes, do you ever look at how its portrayed in the media or public and just shake your head? More often than not, the general representation of diabetes is watered down to the point where I wish I had whatever type of diabetes they're talking about. Eat well. Move more.… Continue reading Why is Diabetes so Difficult?
Author: Ashley Ng
Pancreatically challenged, diabetes advocate, PhD student and dietitian - working to make positive changes within the diabetes community and healthcare setting. Although diagnosed at age of 19 with T2DM, the type of diabetes I have is under constant debate. Finally pumping as of March 2014.
Back to Basics
Taking a break from CGM made me realise that the main feature it boasts contributed to my diabetes burnout.
14 Years with Diabetes
When I was 19, I hadn't considered what it was like to live with a chronic condition, let alone to be diagnosed with one that was often associated with older adults. My diagnosis hit me hard, but as I've come to accept it, I've started to see the positives...