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I never knew that

January 25, 2017. Post by Helen May.

It was a beautiful Saturday in January. Although it was cold, the sky was blue and there was no cloud in the sky. If you wanted to go outside (and, of course, you would), you needed to wear multiple layers of clothing including hat, scarf and gloves as well as sunglasses. After a trying week …

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La la la la…..

January 23, 2017. Post by Chris Genders.

I thought that the above was an interesting observation- and I also like the picture of the owl. Albert Einstein said that he never remembered stuff that he could look up – and clever as he was, he didn’t even invent the Internet. Maybe we are heading to a point where no-one will ever learn …

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Thought for Food

January 23, 2017. Post by Chris Genders.

By way of introduction, a bit about me… I’m early 60’s, tall and a BMI just the wrong side of 30. I’m a PWD too – diagnosed in about 2000 and started on insulin soon after. Fairly uninteresting since then apart from creeping neuropathy which has got slowly worse and a DFU (Diabetic Foot Ulcer) …

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The Goldilocks Zone….

January 23, 2017. Post by Chris Genders.

Sums are funny things. If you add up 6+6+6+6+6+6+6 you should get to 42. To work out the average of these numbers, you then divide by 7. Lo and behold, you get an average of 6. If you do the same with these numbers – 3+11+7+4+5+9+3 and average them, you’ll get an average of…. 6! …

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Continuously Learning about Exercising with Diabetes

October 4, 2016. Post by Helen May.

It’s 10:30pm and I have finally made it onto the train home after a long day of meetings and customer entertainment in London. Looking at my wrist, I realize I have walked 15,000 steps between stations and meetings. Although I wouldn’t call this a typical day, it is not unusual and, whilst I am one …

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Latest figures on amputations in England

September 13, 2016. Post by Rory Cameron.

Diabetes amputation numbers hit record high

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