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Vienna. A short hop from the UK- and an effort to get some continuous professional development attending the Advanced Technology and Treatment for Diabetes. I attended this event- just to get some education update- as well as take an overview from a policy point of view. Whats feasible for the NHS? Beyond the shiny tech, beyond the dazzle and dazzle, where in sits the technology which may benefit the many, not the few?I must say I came back with mixed feelings- as well as reinforcement of some views I have held for a long time. To begin with, a [...]
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 12:04:00 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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