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HbA1c targets…

December 11, 2014 | 3:25 pm

Talk on Social Media this morning has been mostly about next years NICE guidelines (or the latest draft of them), particularly pertaining to Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) and HbA1C targets. It seems that more criteria are being set within the … Continue reading


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Why aren’t Dexcom Sharing….?

October 27, 2014 | 9:04 pm

Despite the slightly antagonistic title to this blog post, I’m not setting out to ‘have a go’ at Dexcom as I write this. I simply want to voice our disappointment that the new Dexcom Share accessory won’t be coming to … Continue reading


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The future is nigh!

October 18, 2014 | 4:00 pm

Today, Nikki and I went with Samuel & Grace (Lily-Anne was on a drama group trip) to Lincoln. Not to visit the Cathedral or old city, both of which would’ve been nice. Instead, to go to a JDRF Type 1 … Continue reading


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A new year and a new challenge

January 26, 2014 | 2:55 pm

You can’t have helped but notice that 2014 is well under way! In actual fact, January is nearly over already. Time flies! With that in mind, I thought I ought to ‘dust down’ the CureSam blog, as I haven’t done … Continue reading


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My longest challenge to date

June 1, 2013 | 1:28 pm

Tomorrow is the Half Outlaw! They have some funny names for these things! IronMan, Outlaw…. its all different brands competing to establish themselves within the growing area of Triathlon. For the record, tomorrows race is: – A 1.2 mile swim, … Continue reading


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…And a follow up article.

May 12, 2013 | 11:46 am

As mentioned in my last post, a friend of mine publishes our local magazine “Tickhill Today“. I wrote a follow up to the article from last month, that will appear in the next issue, and have published it here too. … Continue reading


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London Marathon

April 22, 2013 | 4:31 pm

Well I did it… Just! I managed to get round in just over 5 and a half hours – five hours 40 minutes to be precise! At about 21 miles, the legs gave up, so the last 5 or so … Continue reading


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Not good news…

April 13, 2013 | 6:18 pm

The legs gone again! My left calf to be specific. I did something to it the day I did my 20 mile run but that was three weeks ago and I thought I’d rested enough. With one week to go … Continue reading


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Onto the next challenge…. or two!

November 26, 2012 | 11:06 pm

No sooner have I bored you senseless with my tales of doing the London Triathlon than its time to tell you about my next set of challenges! The most recent Triathlon in London was my longest to date, and I … Continue reading


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Curesam Rocks

November 26, 2012 | 10:46 pm

Just a quick update on the fund raising we did for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). As you’ll know because you’ll have read my War & Peace (I mean blog about the London Triathlon), I ran the London Triathlon … Continue reading


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