My Diabetes Inklings

We are the WORLD in World Diabetes Day

At the moment, I have four CGM sensors at home ready to go when I need them.
I have boxes of test strips in my bedside drawer for when I run out.
My insulin compartment in the fridge is well stocked.
My last insulin pump consumables order should arrive on my doorstep any day now.
I chose the healthcare professionals that make up my diabetes healthcare team.

Not every person with diabetes around the world is as lucky as I am. Continue reading “We are the WORLD in World Diabetes Day”

My Diabetes Inklings

Diabetes Filled November

November is undoubtedly my favourite month on the calendar. It’s basically a month of celebration, ranging from the end of the academic year to  birthdays (mine included!). Over the last few years, I’ve had an extra reason to get into the spirit of November with World Diabetes Day on the 14th of November. There are so many extra projects and campaigns happening to promote the event as well as opportunities to raise awareness about diabetes. In America, November also happens to be Diabetes Awareness Month for them. Being the international diabetes online community we are, everyone is jumping in on the action around the world. Some of you may have come across a few of the campaigns that are running at the moment such as Diabetes Month Photo-a-day and the Big Blue Test. Continue reading “Diabetes Filled November”