Author Archives: Alison

About Alison

Diagnosed with Type One in 1983 at the age of four, Alison's been at this for a while now. She uses Humalog in a combined insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring system and any blood glucose meter as long as it takes five seconds or less.

Introducing Eva

Is everyone still out there? We’ve been cocooned in the wonderful world of our tiny baby for the last fortnight, but now it’s time to come out into the big wide world and say hello. Baby Eva was born on 24 April and cleverly disproved the myth that all diabetics have massive babies by being… Read More »

Weeks 30-34: the end is in sight

As you can probably guess from the four week gap between posts, this growing new life whilst playing at being a pancreas business is pretty exhausting, hence the radio silence. But no news is good news, all is well. Baby is measuring the right size and is kicking away. HbA1c remains at 5.1%. And I’m just… Read More »