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What do you call a group of diabetes specialists? I don't know but whatever it is, "it" was there. Interspersed with people who had diabetes, fellow healthcare professionals, managers, colleagues from all parts of the diabetes world in this country, the annual Quality in Care awards in Guildford brought many together.As I sat down in a corner, looking around, what struck me was the atmosphere..bustling with energy- amongst some old friends, there were many a new face some who I had heard of, some who I knew virtually via Twitter. I won't do a narrative run down of the event [...]
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 6:51:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
the climb
In 2013 a group of 12 people all with type 1 diabetes from around the world went off on an adventure to put themselves, their diabetes and their diabetes management skills to the test! They trekked up the 5895 metres of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. It is probably fair to say that most of them are pretty fit and active anyway (at least the 2 that I know are!) but this was a real challenge dealing with exercise, altitude and the elements. Fortunately for them no-one failed to finish because of their diabetes but they had many, many challenges on [...]
Fri, Dec 27, 2013 3:55:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
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