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An infographic on diabetes

T1D

Everyone Needs a Diabestie.

Posted on June 1, 2016 by teeayyzee

I’ve come a long way in just over a year; taking control of diabetes, getting my sugars to the normal range and finally getting an insulin pump. But there was a struggle for years before this happened. For many years I didn’t have any control. When i injected I guessed, when I tested (which was
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Photograph of an infusion set

T1D

Infusion Sets and Basal Rates.

Posted on April 12, 2016 by teeayyzee

Life with a pump? Hard at the moment. Trying to fast and work out basal rates is difficult at the moment, as I seem to always be high and have to correct! Trying to fast and work out basal rates is difficult at the moment, as I seem to always be high and have to
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Tattoo on an arm.

T1D

Tattoos, meanings and beyond.

Posted on March 12, 2016 by teeayyzee

A lot of people have a tattoo about their health condition. It’s handy for paramedics and maybe for some people to come to terms with their condition. I’ve seen tattoos about epilepsy and allergies and many others. In October 2015, I decided to get a tattoo about my T1D.  People have commented saying “why do
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Photograph of Medtronic Minimed 640G

T1D

Introducing Dexter the Medtronic Minimed 640G

Posted on March 1, 2016 by teeayyzee

OK, so on Thursday 25th Feb I finally got my pump! It’s the Medtronic Minimed 640G and it’s beautiful! He’s been named Dexter, and he’s black with a grey/black patterned skin on the back I’m only on saline until the 3rd of March and then it’s on to insulin. The reservoir is the clear plastic bit at
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