Diabetes camps are such a magical and wonderful place. For the past few years, I've focussed on Family Camps where a child with type 1 diabetes attends with a parent or guardian for a weekend. I've written about it previously about empowering people with diabetes, supporting parents or guardians and allowing kids to feel normal.… Continue reading Life After Diabetes Camp
Tag: Insulin pump
Bad Karma Day
I'm calling today a bad karma day. After getting into my car, my pump started to yell "low battery" at me. No time to rummage around for house keys to find spare batteries. Instead I'm hoping and wishing it'll last until I get home. Eep. Sitting at my desk, waiting for lunch time to come round, snacking on some… Continue reading Bad Karma Day
Getting an insulin pump – what’s involved?
After four years in the making and one year on a loan pump, I can finally say that I have my own insulin pump! There are times where I am frustrated at the process involved with obtaining an insulin pump. Diabetes technology which improves not only diabetes management but also quality of life should be affordable… Continue reading Getting an insulin pump – what’s involved?