Diabetes Myths and Facts

Facts Myths concept

As many people with Diabetes may know there are MANY Diabetes myths! Once others discover that you have diabetes, you will receive a LOT of conflicting information. In fact, many websites may also provide you with plenty of ‘useful’ information, which is actually more harmful than beneficial. In order to separate truth from fiction and […]

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Doctor checking glucose level in diabetic patient

What is Type 2 Diabetes and how does it occur? Type 2 Diabetes occurs when the level of glucose (sugar) in your bloodstream becomes too high. All carbohydrates – breakfast cereals, bread, crackers, rice, pasta and potatoes – are all converted in to glucose (sugar) when they are digested by the body. This is completely […]

Make a healthy diet part of your life… New Year New You!

How to make a healthy diet part of your life, not just a January fad! I think it’s safe to say that no-one is going to be too sorry to see the back of 2020. But what is 2021 going to bring? Unfortunately, I can’t answer that. What I can tell you though, is that now is […]

 Dietary Advice For Diabetes 

Resident registered dietitian Heather Daniels gives her dietary advice for diabetes with tips and pointers for how to better manage your condition.  Managing your Diabetes well should always be a priority.  However, the current situation has put this into much sharper focus for many people, as we now know that one in four people (26%) who have […]

Packing a Diabetes-friendly Lunchbox

healthy packed lunch with vegetables

If you are anything like me, you dread the thought of making packed lunches. Being a working mum with small children, life goes by in a blur of cooking, washing and tidying. Making time for oneself seems to be the first thing out of the window when there is so much to do and grabbing […]

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