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Freestyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor Series

How my Freestyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor changed the game

*Disclaimer: All content and information in this blog is for informational and educational purposes only.This article was written by Pete Lomas (T1D) and medically reviewed by Rachael Baker, BNg, CDE, MNgPrac Last updated on 01/02/24.   Diabetes is an intimate condition that forces us (and the parents and carers of) T1D’s to develop an understanding […]

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Winners of the International Nurses Day Giveaway

Dear Credentialed Diabetes Educators

We asked you to nominate your favourite Credentialed Diabetes Educator, so we can offer them the right recognition by always being there in your journey! This year for the International Nurses Day was all about giving back!  First, we want to thank everyone who took a moment to think about their beloved nurses and nominated them. The kind words and […]

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Type 1 Diabetes and Coronavirus

Blood Sugar Levels and Coronavirus

My name is Pete, I am a person with T1D, an interest in staying healthy and elevating some thought-provoking hypotheses around us diabetics and how diabetes intersects with Coronavirus.  Sugars are essential for life.  Among the most important are glycoproteins, because they are sugars that attach to proteins, support the immune system, lubricate cell membranes, […]

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International Nurse Day Giveaway

Offer the right recognition to the nurses that are by your side in your journey!

Nursing is one of those occupations that give some much to society and can be seen to be under-rewarded in the capitalistic system that we live in.  Nurses are there caring for people in their most vulnerable states. Many, if not most of us don’t get to experience the level of service that nurses deliver to […]

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T1D Stories during the lockdown

How the lockdown changed T1D’s perspective

We know that right now we are going through are one of the toughest times we have faced so far as a modern society. Even though we highly recommend you stay informed (only from official sources), we believe it is important, as well, to surround yourself with positive stories. Therefore, we gathered some real-life stories to help you […]

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Type 1 Diabetes and Coronavirus 3

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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Diabetic dog story

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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Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) changed my life

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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Insulin Access – should be for ALL!

*Disclaimer: All content and information in this blog is for informational and educational purposes only. This article was written by Pete Lomas (T1D). Last updated on 21/11/23.   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 […]

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