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    Type-1 and asthma - self-isolation

    I'm self-isolating with my wife and 3 yr-old because I've assumed having both asthma AND type-1 diabetes makes me super high-risk if I get Covid-19. However, the emotional/developmental price is high for my daughter, as she's not seeing any friends or family. If I could be more certain of the...
  2. Diabetes UK

    Type 1 bag for Parents

    Our Type 1 bag is specifically designed for parents who have a child who has been newly diagnosed. It’s a support pack and contains information, resources and stories from other families to help parents come to terms with what a new Type 1 diagnosis means. The Type 1 bag includes: A parent’s...
  3. Diabetes UK

    Welcome to the 'Diabetes in School' Board

    Welcome to the 'Diabetes in School' Board Getting the right care in school to support the management of diabetes can be challenging. The ‘Diabetes in School’ board is the place for parents or anyone else, to ask questions about getting the best care in school and ultimately getting an adequate...
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    Newly diagnosed four year old

    Hi all, my little boy was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on Monday and we are now back home after a few days in hospital. Luckily we seem to have got there fairly early on, before he got poorly, and we are now faced with a future of blood testing and insulin injections. He is being a bit of a...
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    You know you're the friend/relative of a diabetic when...

    1. you don't think diet drinks taste weird..normal ones do! 2. you know the 'prick, lick, and stick' technique. 3. medics always think you're diabetic because you can tell them your normal BG, the normal range for your age, height, and weight for BG, and you don't need them to tell you to...
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