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So far Matthew Williams has created 19 blog entries.

June 2017

Travelling with Medicines: Holiday Advice


1. Keeping medicines cool Many medicines come with advice to store them at room temperature (18-26°C) including over-the- counter medicines such as paracetamol, ibuprofen and eye drops, as well as vital medicines such as insulin, [...]

Travelling with Medicines: Holiday Advice2017-06-08T11:20:34+01:00

December 2016

September 2016

We Support Diathlete Gavin Griffiths


We caught up with diathlete Gavin Griffiths recently when he provided a type 1 diabetes education session to the children and parents of the Diabetes UK Pembrokeshire group. Since being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes [...]

We Support Diathlete Gavin Griffiths2017-07-04T18:19:34+01:00

July 2016

Rama’s Type 2 Diabetes Diary


Rama's Type 2 Diabetes Diary Before my official type 2 diabetes diagnosis, I was feeling groggy, tired and quite dizzy for about six months and just had a feeling that something wasn't right. After looking [...]

Rama’s Type 2 Diabetes Diary2017-07-04T18:19:34+01:00

Flying with Diabetes


The Airport Parking Shop have created an amazing blog post that gives information and advice about travelling with Diabetes   To Read the hole Blog -  Here's the link to the post - https://www.airport-parking-shop.co.uk/blog/flying-with-diabetes/   If you [...]

Flying with Diabetes2017-07-04T18:19:34+01:00

Shining a light on innovative diabetes research in Wales


Interview with Professor Steve Bain, Unit Director of the Diabetic Research Unit Cymru. Based at Swansea University, the Diabetic Research Unit Cymru (DRU Cymru), works with researchers, clinicians and patients to carry out scientific research [...]

Shining a light on innovative diabetes research in Wales2017-07-04T18:19:34+01:00

Our Double Award Win at the UK Outdoor Industry Awards!


We have recently been honoured for our innovative work creating patented insulin cooling products for people with diabetes.   National trade body, the Outdoor Industries Association, has named our Viva Zipper Wallet which keeps insulin [...]

Our Double Award Win at the UK Outdoor Industry Awards!2017-07-04T18:19:34+01:00

Why our heritage is truly Olympian!


It doesn't seem that long ago that we were all waiting in anticipation for the start of the London 2012 Olympics. Do you remember watching the opening ceremony? The spectacular display of British heritage co-ordinated [...]

Why our heritage is truly Olympian!2016-07-08T09:24:28+01:00