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Gerard’s 60 years of living with diabetes

By Evan Short Although never considered a death sentence Type One Diabetes is a serious condition, the managing of which takes the sufferer to be disciplined and always aware of their health – something Gerard Hart has lived with his whole life. Controllable with twice daily injections of insulin and regular monitoring of blood sugar […]

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The sweet – and sour – life of a Type 1 Diabetic

It’s a warm Monday evening and I’ve a lot on my mind. We’ve a few big decisions to make at home in the next few days, and there’s tons to do in work tomorrow morning. My 20-month-old son is in bed but not sleeping; I’ve 580 unread emails; I’ve an article on diabetes to write […]

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No-one blinks when I shoot up at my desk

I have just injected myself for roughly the 30,000th time. It’s nearly lunchtime in the office, but no-one looked up from their work as I stuck the syringe into my belly. They’ve all seen me do it hundreds of time before.

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Conall swaps his bike for trainers in diabetes run

A South Belfast MLA is strapping on his running shoes and tackling the challenge of next year’s London Marathon, all in aid of his diabetic daughter.

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