Author Archives: katieanuk
Katie has recorded some points about melatonin, a supplement which some people with aniridia and other conditions use to aid their sleep. Note: Katie referred to the pituitary gland when she meant the pineal gland. Jenny has previously told her … Continue reading
I (Aniridia Network UK Chairperson Katie) was interviewed on Insight Radio about our upcoming conference. Have a listen: Insight Radio is the radio station of the RNIB. You can listen to it online or if you have satellite TV on Sky … Continue reading
After the establishment of Aniridia Europe its board members met in Paris on 19 and 20 November 2011. It was a chance to meet face to face and also for new members from Germany and Bulgaria to meet us all for the first … Continue reading
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You may remember that recently Katie Atkinson took part in the Great North Run to raise money for Aniridia Network UK. Katie completed the half marathon race in 3 hours and 40 minutes and raised over £750 for Aniridia Network … Continue reading
I was born in 1983 with sporadic aniridia and also have nystagmus, cataracts, glaucoma and aniridic keratopathy. I am registered partially sighted. I live in Sheffield with my partner. My hobbies include ice skating, walking and reading.listening to audio books. I am/was … Continue reading