Tweetchat Rules

Netiquette, Tweetiquette and Social media do’s & dont’s Empower. Connect. Support. Educate. That’s what the #gbdoc is here to do. To do that effectively we need to communicate in a way and with a language that is acceptable and accessible to all. To parents, children, teenagers, friends, family, employers and…

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Live Tweetchat

You can login to Twitter from here and join the tweetchat live!

The Online Community

While the content up to now has been focused heavily on Twitter, we use a wider range of tools to reach out to the Great Britain Diabetic Online Community, to support and provide support to PWD wherever they are and however they prefer to interact. On this page you can…

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BG Bingo

A very simple yet exclusive game that can only be played by those with a blood glucose meter! Rules are very simple, a number between 4 and 8 (78 to 144) is chosen at random. When the #bgbingo caller calls time we all test, take a photo & tweet the…

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What is type 1 diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes is sometimes called insulin-dependent, immune-mediated or juvenile-onset diabetes. It is caused by an auto-immune reaction where the body’s defense system attacks the insulin-producing cells. The reason why this occurs is not fully understood. People with type 1 diabetes produce very little or no insulin. The disease can…