Pens to Pumping


Pens to Pumping 1/14 It's almost 200 days since I started using an insulin pump🗓️ So I thought I would reflect by creating a🧵covering: What is pump therapy? Why I switched from MDI? What pump I chose and why? How I switched? What difference has it made? #gbdoc #diabeteschat 2/14 What is pump therapy? Insulin [...]

Pens to Pumping2023-06-01T21:44:20+00:00

#diabeteschat – Jerry Gore and Action4Diabetes (29/05/2023)


On this week's #diabeteschat, Tom caught up with Jerry Gore. Jerry shared lots of fascinating stories about his amazing expeditions that he has been involved in over the years including; climbing K2, Jerry's Insulin Challenges and the Insulin360 expedition. We also spoke about Jerry's diabetes diagnosis in 2001 and how he manages his [...]

#diabeteschat – Jerry Gore and Action4Diabetes (29/05/2023)2023-08-24T14:31:26+00:00

#diabeteschat – Ros Gray (22/5/2023)


On this week's #diabeteschat we were joined by Ros Gray. She spoke to Flipper and Tom about her diabetes diagnosis and journey and how technology has changed over the past 40 years since diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a toddler. Ros also spoke about her amazing advocacy work she has done for [...]

#diabeteschat – Ros Gray (22/5/2023)2023-08-24T14:32:27+00:00

#diabeteschat – Mental Health chat (15/5/2023)


Mental Health Awareness week commenced Monday Monday 15th May 2023. On the #diabeteschat we talked about mental health and peer support and were joined by the GBDoc community to discuss this very important topic. You can also listen on Twitter: and use the hashtag - #diabeteschat

#diabeteschat – Mental Health chat (15/5/2023)2023-08-25T11:19:39+00:00

#diabeteschatstories EP 3: Hybrid Closed Loop Event


In this #diabeteschatstories event we were joined by Prof. Partha Kar and we had a live Q&A with the #diabeteschat community; all things Hybrid Closed Looping. We also spoke with Yasmin Hopkins who shared her lived experiences of Hybrid Closed Looping and we shared the communities views on HCL. You can check [...]

#diabeteschatstories EP 3: Hybrid Closed Loop Event2023-08-22T23:09:46+00:00

#diabeteschat – Jacq Allan (1/5/2023) – Eating disorders in Type 1 Diabetes


On the 1st of May 2023, Jacq Allan joined the #diabeteschat as our guest speaker. Jacqueline Allan is a diabetes psychologist who is also an associate lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London, and has been in this role since January 2022. She has worked at King's College London as a trainee clinical psychologist [...]

#diabeteschat – Jacq Allan (1/5/2023) – Eating disorders in Type 1 Diabetes2023-08-25T11:21:24+00:00
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