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Purdah and all that: Elections are coming and not surprisingly, social media has been hotting up. Folks with their political beliefs -whatever their working background- have taken to Twitter etc to highlight their views giving rise to an interesting conundrum for many. Quizzical looks abound along with head scratching to understand rules of purdah....what it is- depends on who you ask and how they interpret it. It's been fascinating to observe the wranglings, the debates...and what constitutes a breach and what doesn't. As I understand it, stay away from announcing anything new - some seem to have interpreted it as [...]
Fri, May 19, 2017 3:46:00 PM, 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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