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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Buy Our Book!

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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World Diabetes Day

Today is World Diabetes Day. We send fond greetings to all those with diabetes all over the world. No doubt, innovations in healthcare continue to offer improvements for we diabetics. When I was diagnosed in the 80s, blood testing wasn’t routine, there were few insulins on the market and logging your results meant writing them … Continue reading

Dr Lois Jovanovic:Everything you need to know about diabetes in pregancy
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Dr Lois Jovanovic:Everything you need to know about diabetes in pregancy

Dr Lois Jovanovic from Santa Barbara is an expert in getting great results with diabetic women in pregnancy. This video series from Diabetes in Control covers in depth interviews with Lois. Even if you are not pregnant or intending to be you can pick up information on how to get excellent blood sugar control in … Continue reading

Continuous glucose monitors give 1% reduction in Hba1c
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Continuous glucose monitors give 1% reduction in Hba1c

Vancouver doctors took 12 patients  type two diabetes who were using insulin and gave them continuous blood sugar monitors to help them improve their blood sugars. Participants used these for 3 months, kept food records and maintained weekly contact with a registered dietitian/registered nurse team.  After 3 months, patients were told to discontinue sensor use … Continue reading