About This Blog


Type 1 Writes is the personal diabetes blog of a young adult living with type 1 diabetes in Australia. This includes, but is not limited to personal experiences, stories, advocacy, opinion pieces, news, media and anything else that may grab my interest.

Type 1 Writes is self funded. I run this site because I am passionate about diabetes, advocacy, awareness, and hopefully finding a cure someday! All editorial, content, and opinions on this site are my own. I aim to be honest, respectful and credible at all times. I am not qualified to provide any medical treatment, advice or otherwise. For that, you need to speak with your healthcare professional.

Type 1 Writes is happy to accept products, services, invitations or anything else that is relevant. All forms of compensation will be disclosed where relevant on this site, and will not influence the opinions of the author or the content on this site.

Pitches and PR requests are welcome. However for consideration, please ensure that you have read and have a clear understanding of this blog and it’s editorial style. Please ensure that your pitch or proposal has a clear purpose, and bear in mind that this blog is Australian based.

Content from this site may not be directly republished elsewhere. Excerpts, ideas and opinions from this site may be republished elsewhere as part of wider original content and on the expectation that they credit or link back to Type 1 Writes. If content from this site is directly republished and/or not not credited, then you are in violation of copyright.

In order to leave a comment on Type 1 Writes, you will be required to provide a valid e-mail address, which will not be shared with anyone other than myself. Comments that are deemed inappropriate, insensitive or spam may be moderated or deleted.

E-mail addresses collected via the opt in forms on this site are used for the purpose of alerting users to new blog posts. E-mail addresses will not be shared with anyone other than myself.

Diabetes Daily began syndicating Type 1 Writes blog posts as of November 2015. Diabetes Daily does not compensate me for syndicating my blog posts, and has no influence over the editorial on this site.

Type 1 Writes does not have any influence over the editorial of other sites on the Internet that feature my writing.

Type 1 Writes currently displays advertising on the site. Advertisements are managed through Google Adsense, and adheres to Google AdSense policy. I am compensated for advertising through Google Adsense. Type 1 Writes may also sell advertising on the site at the discretion of the owner. All site advertising does not have any influence over content or editorial at Type 1 Writes.

If you have any queries relating to site policy, please e-mail me frank(at)type1writes(dot)com.

Current as of January 11, 2017.