Diabetes and me: Insulin injections and information overload

After two weeks of going it alone, I left the hospital in a complete daze from a three hour appointment with a diabetes specialist, and weighed down with a bag of insulin supplies. I’m pretty sure this was the gold standard Oscars-style goody bag of the NHS. There were needles, lancets, finger prickers, glucose test Read More


Diabetes and me: My journey to a type 1 diabetes diagnosis

My name is Alana, and I love carbs. Like, I LOVE carbs. I’ll plan a day out around a coffee and cake stop. I’ll always choose the most sweet or stodgy option on the menu. And yes, I’ll unashamedly eat a Super Noodle sandwich, followed by a good old Wispa and a cuppa for my Read More