Tag Archives: diabetes

Knocked Sideways

It has been a long-standing joke between myself and Lady M that, despite my having an incurable degenerative condition and knackered immune system, I usually appear to be in better health than she is on a regular basis. My diabetes … Continue reading

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Call Me Sensitive?

Apparently I have a super power listed in my medical notes. I found this out today while having my annual retinopathy. Instead of the normal single dose of whatever gunk it is they stick in my eyes they gave me … Continue reading

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So I’ve Joined A Gym

I’ve bitten the bullet and signed up for the gym run by the local authority just round the corner. I’d love to say that it stems from a deep-seated love of health and exercise and a desire to craft the … Continue reading

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Mini Scare

For a while yesterday, I thought the dreaded cellulitis might be back. Cellulitis is an infection of the layers below your skin. I know it is serious because it’s nearly killed me once, and sent me back to hospital a … Continue reading

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Diabetic Review

Today was results day for the blood test I had a couple of weeks ago, and by and large the nurse is okay with what it threw up. My cholesterol is steady at 3.7, and my blood has apparently been … Continue reading

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Bydureon Pen Changes

I’m still using Bydureon to manage my diabetes, along with Metformin and a reasonably balanced diet. I’ve just been told that the current vial and syringe arrangement that I have to use is about to be changed to a pen … Continue reading

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Hypoglycaemic episode

Yesterday was going quite well, until a little before closing time when my body decided to throw me a curve ball and give me a hypoglycaemic episode. I suddenly grew very tired and dizzy, broke out in a clammy sweat … Continue reading

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