A Strange Year

Posted by on Sep 20, 2010 in Submitted Stories | 1 comment

It was about this time last year that I started to feel a bit off colour. I felt like I was coming down with the flu but I never actually got it, I had very little energy in my legs some days which I found out while climbing up and down ladders on a building site where I had just got a bit of work experience after finishing college. Then the thirst started, a thirst only a diabetic could understand. I could drink a full pint of water and feel...

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Then & Now

Posted by on Sep 20, 2010 in General | 1 comment

I was diagnosed with T1 diabetes in 1993 (17 years ago). Then I was a college student without a care in the world and enjoying life. Now, I’m a mother of 2 and married to a trooper. I spend what little free time I have devoted to raising awareness of Diabetes and trying to reach out to others just like me. Yesterday, I viewed all of the online diabetes communities overseas with envy but today I’m glad to see one evolving in Ireland...

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Blood sugar, CHO IPhone apps

Posted by on Sep 20, 2010 in General | 0 comments

If you’re like me and have difficulty recording blood sugars for various reasons, laziness, pen running out of ink when it comes to recording highs!!! etc. I’ve discovered some iphone apps for you. www.iphonecarbcounter.com, www.oneapponecause.com, www.martoon.com/diamedic/, healthyutechnologies.com/iphone-apps/carb-tracker-pro. Best of luck. Kathy

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Nominate your Star

Posted by on Sep 13, 2010 in General | 0 comments

MyDiabetes.ie is looking for your star! We would love you to nominate your StarĀ - anyone, including yourself, that you feel deserves worthy recognition for how they cope with diabetes or indeed how they act as a support to those of use with diabetes. Nominate Now>>

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Calling all Social Networking Gurus

Posted by on Sep 6, 2010 in General | 0 comments

In an attempt to try and generate some feedback I’ve setup a new facebook page for MyDiabetes.ie. At this stage I suppose I am just looking for feedback to see whether the idea is one that can work and more importantly to get your thoughts. So it would be great if you could login. signup and post some comments.

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