Alison and Tim talk about their respective diagnosis of diabetes. Alison doesn’t have much to say as she can’t actually remember her diagnosis at the age of four and so Tim gets a chance to speak for a bit.
Back through the mists of time when I was a small child during the halcyon and sunny decade that was the 1980’s, I often thought about what my job might be when I was all grown up. This is, of course, not wildly unusual; with many a small boy yearning to grow up to be… Read More »
Just the other day we had an interesting discussion over on the Shoot Up forums (there are some sensible debates over there you know. It’s not all weak puns and inane banter. Well, not entirely). We were discussing the difference between people’s experience of diabetes depending on whether they were diagnosed at a very early… Read More »
By Samantha When I was eight years old, my pancreas broke. It didn’t really seem so bad at the time; I got to spend two weeks in hospital getting looked after by some lovely nurses. For me, it was like being ill and having to get better in a place that wasn’t home. And it… Read More »
In the first of a series of one article, my wife Katie describes what it’s like to go through a diagnosis of diabetes – when you’re not actually the person diagnosed. Warning – contains details of our first date. -Tim When Tim asked if I would like to write an article for Shoot Up I… Read More »