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Everyone Needs a Diabestie.

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Everyone Needs a Diabestie.

Posted on 1 June 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 […]

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Infusion Sets and Basal Rates.

Posted on 12 April 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 […]

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Tattoos, meanings and beyond.

Posted on 12 March 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 […]

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Introducing Dexter the Medtronic Minimed 640G

Posted on 1 March 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 […]

 

PUMP PUMP PUMP!!

Posted on 18 January 2016 by teeayyzee

So I had an appointment with the dietician this morning, and she agreed that my carb counting was good and just need to work on my background rates a bit […]

I nearly have a pump!!

Posted on 6 January 2016 by teeayyzee

Last month I had an appointment with my DSN (Diabetic Specialist Nurse) and dietician about moving onto pump therapy. Pump therapy is used instead of MDI (multiple daily injections). An insulin […]

JDRF – T1D Looks Like Me.

Posted on 6 November 2015 by teeayyzee

14th November is World Diabetes Awareness day The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is the only diabetes charity to solely on Type One Diabetes (T1D). T1D is an autoimmune condition, […]

And cue mental breakdown.

Posted on 3 November 2015 by teeayyzee

Stats course work. 3x c.w assignments. 1 x peer review session. 1 x biochemistry exam. HELP   I'm having a slight mental breakdown at all the work we've currently got […]

Hamster-sitting.

Posted on 26 October 2015 by teeayyzee

This week we're looking after hamsters! One is called Penelope and the other Ursula :) Ursula's a bit of a bitch, she bites all the time, but Penelope is lush […]

Welcome Week Over and Done with…

Posted on 29 September 2015 by teeayyzee

Ok, first week of uni done *wipes sweat from brow*   Well, welcome week was ok, but now I'm just itching to get into the work tbh!! (Won't be saying […]