Author Archives: robster65

Sitting on the fence

I promise there is no mention of “The referendum” in this post. Except just now. So. Since my last blog post, Tim Peake has spent 6 months orbiting the Earth and come home again. I don’t think a new blog … Continue reading

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A definite keeper…

I thought it about time I posted an update to share my thoughts on the first couple of months with my Insight pump. My initial feelings of elation regarding the pump haven’t changed. The love affair continues. I have had … Continue reading

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A little insight

Now I’ve had the Insight pump for a week I thought I could safely write some words about it. When I first read the specs I was shocked by the short battery life of both pump and handset. Having used … Continue reading

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Rejected

Something ive always found odd is the way the NHS handles prescriptions for long term illnesses, such as diabetes. I hate inefficiency. Having to request the same stuff every month, or usually every 3-5 weeks, due to variable use, is … Continue reading

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A bit like buses…

I’ve been on the Accu Chek Spirit Combo for about 5 months now. For a while it felt very strange being connected to a device 24/7. I’ve read that a lot of people can’t cope with that. I can understand … Continue reading

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How it all began… and how things are now

I don’t remember a great deal about my diagnosis apart from a few details that clearly made an impression. It was 1978, I’m pretty sure it was February, and it may have been the 7th. My parents had seen me … Continue reading

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