All in Diagnosis and reflection

Yes.... language matters

“The language used by healthcare professionals can have a profound impact on how people living with diabetes…. feel about living with it day-to-day.” (NHS England - Language Matters: Language and Diabetes). My own experiences, both good and bad, wholly support this view.

My diagnosis

Do your experiences at diagnosis contribute to how you manage a condition like type one, your future relationships with HCPs and your willingness to place your trust in their advice? This is a diary of events written by my mother at the time of my diagnosis.