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

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Forgive our wee plug – but if you’re looking for a comprehensive explanation of how you can use low-carb eating to help with diabetes (type 1 and type 2), we’ve got the answer with our book, The Diabetes Diet.  How can it help you? If you’re a type 2, we give you detailed menu plans … Continue reading

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Diabetes: I’m Thankful For…

How much does diabetes shape your personality? If you’ve ever experienced high blood sugars while at a party or surrounded by other people, you’ll know feeling tired and ill turns you into an introvert. Making conversation, especially with strangers, requires far too much effort. Perhaps many of we introverted diabetics are extroverts dying to get … Continue reading

Diabetes Self-Care is Often at The End of the List for Patients. Why?
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Diabetes Self-Care is Often at The End of the List for Patients. Why?

A team of Swedish medical researchers interviewed 24 people who had diabetes to see if there were factors that got in the way for self-caring behaviours that enhanced diabetes management. They found that some patients didn’t believe diabetes was all that serious, that it was way down the priority list compared to dealing with other … Continue reading