Heri: Understanding your biological clock
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Heri: Understanding your biological clock

Daily Health Points The Art of Healthy Living   Synchronizing with our biological clock Biological Human Clock The 24-hour light–dark cycle is a fundamental characteristic of Earth’s environment and profoundly influences the behaviour and physiology of animals and humans. The illustration above highlight how hormone production and vital signs fluctuate during the day. This is called … Continue reading

Learning and Diabetes: A vicious circle
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Learning and Diabetes: A vicious circle

Learning and Diabetes Rowan Hillson Practical Diabetes Nov/Dec 16 Only 32% of type one diabetics and 78% of type two diabetics are currently offered structural education in England. Even then, not all will attend. Will it have any positive long term effects for those who do? Many issues affect learning. This article discusses some of … Continue reading

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Scotland ‘Should Take Lead Role in Type 1 Research’

Catriona Morrice of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JRDF) talked to the Scotsman this week about how Scotland could lead the field to cure type 1 diabetes. The Foundation’s development manager cites bioscience expertise where Scottish institutions, scientists and charities are already working in support of this aim, but she believes Scotland’s role could be … Continue reading

Dr Claude Lardinois: New insights about cardiovascular disease
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Dr Claude Lardinois: New insights about cardiovascular disease

This is a two part interview with Professor of Internal Medicine Dr Claude Lardinois given to Diabetes in Control. We learn new things from him that are not emphasised enough  in the medical community. Continued smoking is THE factor that causes the most amputations in diabetics. Feet should be examined EVERY time a diabetic sees … Continue reading

Sky: How you can respond sensitively when a friend gives you devastating news
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Sky: How you can respond sensitively when a friend gives you devastating news

10 Amazing Reactions to Bad News: The Right Way to Respond to a Friend’s Hardship – By Sky Khan – Kindness Blog 10 Amazing Reactions to Bad News: The Right Way to Respond to a Friend’s Hardship – By Sky Khan September 28, 2015 Kindness Blog Kindness Reflections 10 comments What to Say to Someone with … Continue reading