Diabetes in the News
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Diabetes in the News

What’s new in the world of diabetes? We’ve rounded up the news for you… The BBC reported that a pioneering therapy is safe for type 1 diabetics. The therapy retrains the immune system, and it was tested on 27 people in the UK. It showed signs of slowing the disease. Like many of these kinds … Continue reading

Low-Carb Bread
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Low-Carb Bread

Joy of joys! I’ve found low-carb bread in Asda of all places… Unlike the gluten-free and vegan markets, low carb high-fat diets don’t lend themselves easily to convenience foods. Hey, that’s probably a good thing. And it’s not as if you don’t have plenty of choices when you factor in cream, cheese, eggs, nuts, meat … Continue reading

Spanish-Style Stuffed Marrow
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Spanish-Style Stuffed Marrow

We’ve had a glut of courgettes – we got so many of the blimmin’ things they turned into marrows as we couldn’t eat them fast enough. So, what to do with them? This massive whopper pictured above I turned into a Spanish-style stuffed marrow dish, adapting it slightly from a recipe I found online to … Continue reading

Low-Carb Eating in July
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Low-Carb Eating in July

Ah, July – what to eat now… As far as we can (and it’s challenging in Scotland) we like to eat seasonally, and some months are easier than others. Presently, I’m coping with a glut of courgettes (zucchini to our American friends) spring onions, tomatoes and potatoes from the garden, as well as a LOT … Continue reading

Blogging About Diabetes
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Blogging About Diabetes

Medical News Today summed up ten of the best diabetes blogs. Sadly, we weren’t one of them (there’s no justice in this world), but they did make some great suggestions that I want to check out. Why blog about diabetes? When I was first diagnosed, there were few opportunities to meet other people with diabetes. … Continue reading