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Jovina cooks Italian: Braised Oxtail Roman Style
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Jovina cooks Italian: Braised Oxtail Roman Style

Cooking The Italian Provinces – Rome | jovinacooksitalian   Roman-Style Braised Oxtail Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 pounds oxtail, cut into 2-inch sections 1 tablespoon salt 1 small onion, roughly chopped 1/2 carrot, diced 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped 4 cloves garlic, peeled and halved 1/2 cup red wine 28 ounces Italian … Continue reading

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Exercise and a Low-Carb Diet

Some people claim that as a type 1 diabetic, you can’t follow a low-carb diet and exercise. Is this the case*? For most type 2 diabetics, the advice doesn’t apply. If you don’t take insulin or any blood-glucose level lowering medication, you’re not going to suffer from hypos, where blood sugars dip too low. A … Continue reading

Planning a pregnancy: how tight does blood sugar control need to be?
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Planning a pregnancy: how tight does blood sugar control need to be?

  At what level do pregnancy complications begin?     December 17th, 2016  Diabetes in Control     The results from a new study show that risk increased in women with an early HbA1c of at least 5.9% regardless of a gestational diabetes diagnosis later in pregnancy. Risk of obstetric complications increases linearly with rising … 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