Information about Coronavirus and T1D

As you probably already know, Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic on the 11th of March 2020, changing in a short time our entire lifestyle. Taking into consideration that the virus is new, the medical department is discovering day by day pieces of information about its development, what are the exact symptoms, and what might […]

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A diabetic dog’s story

For this blog post, we invited Lara’s human friend, Veronika, to tell us more about how they met and how is the life of a dog with diabetes. Lara’s initial situation I met Lara in the neighborhood she used to be a watchdog in a car mechanic’s yard. She was often hungry, thirsty, and alone, […]

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How a Continuous Glucose Monitor changed my T1D life!

Before discovering the Freestyle Libre ‘Continuous Glucose Monitor’ (CGM) I kidded myself somewhat that I was doing well enough, that my life and freedom came first, and my diabetes came second. This sort of worked for me. But my HbA1c had crept up from 6.9 to 7.9 over a 4-year period at a very slow, […]

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Continuous Glucose Monitors

Hey Patchers, Seeing as NJaP wouldn’t be here without them, this post is dedicated to the wonderful, the magical, the incredible CGMs (continuous glucose monitors)! As I’m sure we all agree, CGMs are pretty darn life-changing. Whether you have T1D yourself, or know someone who does, let’s give a round of applause to these little […]

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Insulin Access – should be for ALL!

As I’ve mentioned elsewhere, starting this ‘patch’ business seemed somewhat soulless if we weren’t going to give back to the community. When I was thinking through the possibilities of where Not Just a Patch should contribute, it became plainly obvious that ‘Insulin Access for All’ was the right choice. I was diagnosed 13 years ago. […]

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