About Kim Lishman

Kim Lishman is a freelance writer living in County Durham. She was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in May 2005 as a teenager. Now in her early twenties, Kim hopes her writing will enlighten diabetic and non-diabetics to the myths and stereotypes linked to the disease. She can be contacted via kim.lishman@hotmail.com  

Articles by Kim Lishman

  1. The Illusions of Diabetic Branded Produce

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    The author, diagnosed as a Type 1 diabetic as a teenager, reports on her research into the nutritional status and the cost of a range of products described on their labels as specia...

  2. The Historical Background of Insulin

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    The author takes us back to an Egyptian papyrus, dated in 1550 BC, which details a disease that causes the patient to lose weight quickly and frequently urinate. In more modern time...

  3. Ayden Byle Canadian Diabetic Athlete

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    This is a brief article about Ayden Byle, a Canadian who was diagnosed with Type I diabetes just before starting at university. He has always been athletic, and loves running. He al...

Book reviews by Kim Lishman

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