Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: The Pendsey Trust

Recently your soaraway Shoot Up was contacted by Lucy Laycock, one of the founding members of The Pendsey Trust: a UK-based charity dedicated to helping people with type 1 in developing countries. Eager to talk about a good cause and prop up our rather shaky journalistic credentials, Lucy agreed to help us out with an… Read More »

A real life diabetes researcher speaks

Theresa Ikegwuonu is a PhD Research Student at the NMAHP Research Unit of the University of Stirling (The Sunday Times Scottish University of the Year, don’t you know!) who is currently running a study into people’s experiences of having hypos and the impact hypos have on their everyday life. Theresa contacted your soaraway Shoot Up… Read More »

Any questions?

Brilliant as Tim and I are (and you’ll note, modesty is a particular strength), we don’t always find it easy to think of something entertaining and diabetes related to blog about. Writers block sometimes hits, and like a stubborn high caused by a pesky cold, it takes a while to get rid of. So, instead… Read More »

Ask a diabetic rock star!

Brett Ryan Stewart is a gifted young, up and coming American musician who writes and plays some good music described as “indie/pop peppered with a southern influence”. You can listen to his stuff over on his MySpace page here. As well as being irritatingly talented, Brett is also lucky enough to have Type One diabetes… Read More »