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    Research Opportunity-Virtual Diabetes Study!

    Research Opportunity My name is Caitlin Gibb, and I am a postgraduate student in the School of Psychology at the University of Surrey. I am studying for a Clinical doctorate in Psychology, which will allow me to become a qualified psychologist. Part of the doctorate involves a large piece of...
  2. pondita

    personalised instructor

    Hello all. I've been a LADA Type 1 since November 2020. I've taken the online courses, and studied studied. I've paid close attention to my diet. I've done all the research I can find to teach myself how to control my blood sugars. I've done all I can think to do on my own. But still, so...
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    Opportunity to take part in a research study on pregnancy after loss

    Hello! My name is Ella, I'm a PhD researcher at Newcastle University. I am looking to speak to women with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes who have had an experience/s of pregnancy loss and who have gone on to have a subsequent pregnancy. Here's a short video to explain: For more information and...
  4. graceelizabeth31

    Dissertation Research

    Hi Everyone! I am Grace, a third year university student studying sociology and also a type 1 diabetic! I am in search for any type 1 diabetics between the ages of 18-25 who are willing to be interviewed for my dissertation. My study looks at 'How does the social stigma of Type 1 Diabetes...
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    Participants Needed for Master's Research Project.

    Hi guys, fellow type one diabetic here. I'm currently a final year master's student studying Cyberpsychology. I am recruiting participants for my thesis. Background research: There is quite a substantial amount of research indicating that medical devices score quite poorly on usability, meaning...
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    Online Questionnaire: Attitudes to type 1 diabetes and glucose control

    Hello all, I am a final year Psychology undergraduate student at Birkbeck, University of London conducting a study that looks at the relationship between attitudes and experiences of Type 1 Diabetes, and glucose control. The study will take 15-20 minutes to complete, and all responses are...
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    Research survey about the management of Type 1 diabetes

    Hi All! My name is Alex and I'm a design student at the University of Leeds. I am currently undertaking a dissertation project surrounding the management of Type 1 diabetes and any products that are used to do this. I am undertaking some broad research to highlight the main problems people have...
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    Wanting to help young families / newly diagnosed.

    Good Afternoon, Born in 1990 & Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 1994. I recently “helped out” a 8 year old who had been diagnosed 18+ months ago with diabetes, it was a friend of a family friend and his parents were struggling with the everyday problems and found the doctors/nurses at times...
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    Just joined

    Hello fellow peeps with diabetes. I am new to the forums but not to having type 1 - 17 years.
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    Feeling guilty and wanting to apologise

    I want to apologise. Hi Everyone, hope you are all staying safe and well. I’ve been feeling very guilty and wanted to get it off my chest so be prepared for a little bit of a long read! Due to having Type 1 Diabetes and living with my dad who has COPD and asthma, I was prepared to stay at...
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    Online Research Survey - Predictors of non-adherence to insulin therapy..

    Hello Everyone :)!! I am currently in my 3rd year of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience at Westminster University. My dissertation investigates predictors of non-adherence to insulin therapy in individuals with Type 1 Diabetes. It’s a study aiming to distinguish factors contributing to <7.5%...
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    Hi so my fiance is type 1 poorly controlled diabetic and has been for over 13 years. He is just getting over a nasty bout of cellulitis in his foot which has meant numerous antibiotics and hospital visits. As a result hes having regular check ups at the hospital with the foot specialist. They...
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    I caught a cold recently. I checked my blood sugar four times yesterday, but almost every time the number went high above 200 which made me feel extremely depressed, and it didn't seem to go down even after taking extra insulin... I really don't know what to do, Please help me.
  14. Sweetcycle

    Hello everyone

    I am a Type one diabetic (diagnosed age 9) so I am not a newbie but definitely new to this forum! I am a pump user and representative of my student led project called 'Sweetcycle'. I have always struggled with controlling my type one, especially as a teen... my hormones meant I was on a...
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    Type 1 or Type 2

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows how doctors diagnose whether you have Type 1 diabetes as opposed to Type 2 or visa versa. Thanks :)
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    Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis with T1D

    Hi All Im new on here Just wondering if anyone else has IBD (Crohns or Colitis) as well as T1D? I was diagnosed with IBD 18 years ago and T1D exactly 12years ago today but I don't know of anyone else going through similar Would be great to connect with others
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    Backpacking and Insurance with Type 1

    Hi, I have been planning a long term trip for a few years now and it is finally getting very close to the time I leave, I am going to Australia for approx 12 months and then onto south east Asia for 6 months and with only a few weeks left until I fly out there I am sorting out the last few bits...
  18. Kayleighsamantha

    New to forums

    Hey everyone. I've been type 1 for nearly 10 years now. I've recently been looking into insulin pumps and thought the best people to talk to would be other diabetics for advice. If anyone has any advice I would really appreciate it! Thank you x
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    Hello everyone!

    Hello everyone I'm Kerrie! New here and my first post! (TYPE 1 Diabetic since 2002 and diagnosed Coeliac since 2003) :):)
  20. Faryal Baig

    Could Uni students with Type 1 Diabetes please help!

    Hello! Hope you all are well. I am a Final Year University student desperate for participants for my dissertation. I need University students that have Type 1 Diabetes who are comfortable with sharing their educational experience with me in a quick interview! If you are interested, please...