New Australia post rates mean a few changes at DB Life

In January this year, Australia post increased their postage costs. Thanks a lot Australia Post! But don’t worry there’s some good news…

The JDRF Ball Sydney 2016

JDRF’s annual Black tie event in Sydney went off with a bang this year. Dare I say it…. Best Ball Ever!

Why do we have an assistance dog? Because diabetes makes kids sad.

For us, as for many of you, diabetes is a merry-go-round of finger pricks, carb counts, hypos, juices, highs, headaches, and weighing bowls of rice. Then there’s the pump canula set change every 3 dayRead More

Diabetes Life with a Dexcom – Pros and Cons

Welcome back to the long overdue Part #2 of our Dexcom trial. Because, life. Somehow it seems to keep getting in the way of the things I want to do.  After being apart now from this sweet little sensoRead More

Diabetes life with a CGM – our 1 week Dexcom trial

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) is a pretty awesome concept. CGM is also a faintly daunting prospect, having an avalanche of data made available from your type 1 body, 24 hours a day. I went intoRead More

Diabetes Top 5 GRRRRR

Here are the Top 5 things I hate about diabetes. Today, anyway. Spitting them out on paper so I can move on and deliver the next finger prick with a smile.

‘Smart’ insulin that’s glucose-responsive – a game changer for diabetes

Many of you will have heard about the ‘smart’ pump newly released onto the market, with the technology to cut out insulin delivery to prevent hypoglycaemia. This ‘smart insulin’ breakthrough isn’t aboRead More

DB Life goes to Fresno, California

Look out USA here we come. DB Life has visited the people of Fresno and the Valley area in California to participate in the Fresno JDRF Walk for a cure.

DB VOICES – Life with diabetes at 57

How does living with diabetes impact on your daily life? That’s what we want to know in DB Voices. Looking past the considerable medical and logistical hurdles of multiple fingerpricks, injections, anRead More

Diabetes – The Hunger Games

HAPPY DIABETES! And may the odds be ever in your favor!" – Effie Trinkett, your endocrinologist. You have diabetes! Welcome to your life which will now closely parallel Katniss Everdeen’s in theRead More