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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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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

Diabetes duration and control affects intellectual decline
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Diabetes duration and control affects intellectual decline

  People who have diabetes diagnosed in midlife have a higher risk of cognitive decline over the following 20 years compared to people with normal glucose levels. A prospective study done in the USA showed that there was a 19% increased risk of cognitive decline over the 20 years for those who had diabetes. This … Continue reading